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Shapes IV: Let's talk about text positioning

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.


Which of the following tools do you use to move shape text?

The Text Tool Button image.

The Text Block Tool Button image.

The Pointer Tool Button image.

The Change Text Direction tool Button image.

When your cursor changes to this Double rectangle cursor, what does this mean?

You can move the text, but not the shape.

You can move the shape, but not the text.

You can move the text block and the shape will move with it.

You can move the shape and the text block will move with it.

How can you put text along a curved line?

Click the curve, and then type.

You select the Text tool Button image first, then click the curved line.

You double-click the line and type.

You create a text-only shape for each word, and rotate each as well.

As seen in the practice session, how do you configure a shape so that when you resize the shape, the text resizes along with it?

Click a selection handle Selection handle image and then drag.

Group the shape with another shape.

Use the Text Block Tool to resize the shape.

Edit the ShapeSheet window.

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