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    How Do I distort just the bottom half of text and keep the top half of text flat?

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    You need to convert the text to a vector object. In Illustrator it's called "converting to outline" I can't remember what it's called in CD

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      Actually, for Corel... you don't. You just use the envelope distortion tools and the text remains 'live' and editable.

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        In Illustrator CS5, select the text with the direct selection tool, then from the menu bar choose Effect > Distort and Transform > Free Distort…

        What you get is a proxy with four points at the corners of the bounding box. Kinda simple, but the text stays editable.

        Or, from the menu bar, choose Object > Envelope Distort > (choose an option).

        Make sure you read the help first, work on a copy of your file, and don't forget to expand the art when you're finally approved.
        Last edited by garricks; 04-04-2012, 08:26 PM.
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