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How do you create multiline text along a curve?

I'm using the Type On Path tool for single-line text, but is there a way to make the text multiline?

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Draw two paths.

Select both paths, choose Type > Threaded Text > Create.

Add the text to the paths.

text paths

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I wasn't able to make the text continue on the second line. So I just created another line and started a new text... –  Ilya Kogan Oct 13 '12 at 23:19
You have to select both lines and choose Type > Threaded Text > Create in order for the text to flow between lines. –  Scott Oct 14 '12 at 0:00

In illustrator CC 2015 you can also click the box with the little + in it and click on another path to thread text from path to path.

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