cant make text into shape

New Here ,
Jun 23, 2021 Jun 23, 2021

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please help.

 

im trying to make the text intoo an outline but everytime i click and try to out line it outlines the text box and no the text and the text does not turn intoo a shape with the edit points around it. can anyone help me fix this

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Jun 23, 2021 Jun 23, 2021

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Please post screenshots with the pertinent Panels visible (that includes the Layers Panel showing the selected object). 

Is the text actually text within Illustrator or a placed graphic? 

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Jun 23, 2021 Jun 23, 2021

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so basically when i click create outline that is all it does and yes text is from illustrator 

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Jun 23, 2021 Jun 23, 2021

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What happens when you select the Direct Selection Tool (A)? 

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it just moves the whole text around 

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Please post meaningful screenshots. 

 

The one you posted obviously shows the blue contour of the text, so apparently the conversion happened … 

Screenshot 2021-06-23 at 11.03.26.pngScreenshot 2021-06-23 at 11.03.54.pngScreenshot 2021-06-23 at 11.04.04.png

 

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Basically what im trying to do is the third screen shot you sent but it works if i hover over a letter it shows the edit option 

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Maybe View > Show Edges?

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