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Text on a Path - Handles?

Community Beginner ,
Mar 07, 2022 Mar 07, 2022

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Hi, I'm using Illustrator 26.0.3 and having issues using the "Text on a path" tool. I'm not getting the handles that allow me to move the text along the path, as I have used in previous versions of Illustrator. To best see what I'm seeing, pleas look at the attached screen cap. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Guide , Mar 07, 2022 Mar 07, 2022

Did you recently update Illy? A prefs reset might help.

You can change size of handles etc in prefs...

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Mar 07, 2022 Mar 07, 2022

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So nothing happens when you just go ahead and move them regardless if you see them or not?

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Mar 07, 2022 Mar 07, 2022

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Yes, as I said the handles disappear as soon as you try to click on them to move.

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Did you recently update Illy? A prefs reset might help.

You can change size of handles etc in prefs...

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Yup that worked, thanks for the support 🙂

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