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I don't have the money to buy Illustrator but I have Photoshop. How can align my text on a diagonal like this?

If I can't do it in Photoshop how can I do this for free?

  • Is it too much work to just make each of the individual paths? Dec 13, 2017 at 22:12
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    To be clear... the example isn't how you want the text? You want to type on a diagonal path?
    – Cai
    Dec 13, 2017 at 22:50

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It is merely constrained text. That is... a shape that Photoshop restricts text to.

  • Grab the Pen Tool and draw a shape
  • Grab the Type Tool and click the shape.
    You'll see the I beam cursor get a circle around it (I)
  • Type
  • Delete the shape layer
  • Adjust the text how you'd like

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You can then further alter the constraining shape using the Direct Selection Tool or the Pen Tool.

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