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Brian Charles
Convert shape to mask?
on Mar 8, 2008 at 2:45:19 am

When CS3 creates outlines from text, it generates a shape layer, not a masked layer which previous versions did.

That's great but some effects (write on, stroke, etc) rely on masks.

Anyone know how to convert a shape to a mask?

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Brian Charles
Re: Convert shape to mask?
on Mar 9, 2008 at 4:36:41 pm

Thanks to you both. Dave -- Autotrace doesn't do the job.

Frank - thanks for the link.

And finally thank you Jeff Almasol for restoring funtionality that the Adobe Engineers removed.

Here is the link:

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