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I'm trying to create some text on a path that gets smaller as it goes down the path. Similar to the text that says "Steam & Printer Job Label" in the picture below.

I've tried some of the effects and object -> envelope effect but I can't get it to work?

Is there a way to do this rather the creating an outline of the text and manually resizing each letter?

Thanks for the help.

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marked as duplicate by JohnB Oct 6 '15 at 14:53

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  1. Create path you want the text like.
  2. write text you want.
  3. right click on path > Arrange > Bring to Front
  4. Select path and text together.
  5. Select Object > Envelope Distort > Make with Top Object. And you can follow this Tutorial. I am not English native.
  • Thanks for answering. It kinda worked out but the text is being distorted in a weird way. Tried playing around with some options but no success. Here's what it looks like. – Peekay Oct 5 '15 at 17:55
  • You should rotate it. Look at Sample. – kongkea Oct 6 '15 at 4:08
  • Didn't work but thanks for trying. Ended up using this solution – Peekay Oct 6 '15 at 14:38

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