Auto text wrapping

08/10/2008

You can make a paragraph text frame to automaticaly wrap arround a shape and add that extra touch to your web-to-print template.

Web-to-print auto text wrapping

Try this web-to-print template.

Before you start

  • Draw the shape that you will wrap the text arround
  • Input the dummy text, convert it into a Paragraph text and set the font to auto resize.

Use the shape as a PowerClip container

Insert an image placeholder in your template, adjust the image quality and place it inside the shape as a PowerClip.

Set wrapping options

Web-to-print drag text frame on top of the PowerClip/

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Drag the Paragraph text frame on top of the PowerClip shape.

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Web-to-print paragraph wrapping styles/

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Select the shape, click on the Wrap Paragraph Text icon in the top menu and choose one of the wrapping styles.

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Web-to-print wrapping offsetThe drop down menu contains a bunch of wrapping options as well as a field for the Text Wrap Offset.

All done!

Our web-to-print software can handle this effect easily! Upload the template into your catalog and test it.

Web-to-print auto text wrapping/

The image should replace the dummy image inside the PowerClip shape and the text should replace the dummy text inside the text frame.

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Download the FREE CorelDRAW template file.

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