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Text wrap not working!

New Here ,
Mar 17, 2022 Mar 17, 2022

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Hi guys, 

 

I am trying to wrap some text around an object in illustrator and for some reason when I create a text wrap it shows up with the guidelines for the text wrap but there is no effect at all on the type. 

 

I've done a video below, I've tried with the text above the object, other way around, on the same layer and on a different one. I've opened a new file to see if I can just do it with a basic object and new text. Same thing each time!! 

 

Stressing as this is for some coursework!

Thanks

Nic

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Community Expert , Mar 17, 2022 Mar 17, 2022

Image must be above the text in the same layer for it to work. 

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Mar 17, 2022 Mar 17, 2022

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Image must be above the text in the same layer for it to work. 


Melissa Piccone | Adobe Trainer | Pluralsight Author | Fine Artist

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Sep 21, 2022 Sep 21, 2022

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I'm having the same issue and the image is above the text in the same layer and still doesn't work. When is this going to get fix??

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Sep 21, 2022 Sep 21, 2022

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Please show your layout and the layers panel

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Oct 24, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

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I've attached a screenshot of my layers panel (the image and text in quesetion are circle in yellow) as well as the image and text in reference on my artboard.

 

Thank you in advance for your help! 🙂

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Oct 24, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

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The image is inside a group. What else is in there?

Is it an area text?

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Oct 24, 2022 Oct 24, 2022

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try ungrouping the group containing the image. - then apply text warp to the image only. 

Applying wrap to a group seems to apply it to only one element of the group, and the text below will warp only to that element, and if you try applying wrap to just one element of a group, it will not create wrap for any text outside of that group.

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