How do I convert text to outlines in Illustrator?
How to outline text in Illustrator:
- Select the text with Selection tool.
- Choose Type > Create Outlines to convert the text to editable paths.
- Select the Text > Right Click and then Select Create Outlines.
- Keyboard shortcut – Win – Shift+Control+O, macOS – Shift+Cmd+O.
How do you convert text to outlines?
To convert text to outlines, go Select > Select All. It doesn’t matter if other graphic elements are selected. Select Type > Create Outlines from the menu. The text will become outlined and can’t be edited as text (see the image below right).
How do I turn a text into a shape?
To convert text into a shape, right-click on the text layer, and choose “Convert To Shape”. Then select the Direct Selection tool (the white arrow tool) by pressing Shift A and click-and-drag the points in the path to give the characters a new shape.
How do you vectorize an image in Illustrator?
Place an image within your Illustrator document. Select the image using the Selection tool . Tap the Object panel and select Vectorize to convert the raster image to a vector image. Select the image and tap the Properties panel on the taskbar to use Vectorize options.