In Adobe Illustrator, we can Rotate Text in different angles according to the design. Whether you want to Rotate Text to the Horizontal position or the Vertical position. Adobe Illustrator comes with many tools to Rotate Text. You can use the Rotate Handle from the Bounding Box, Rotate Tool or Rotate (Transform) to Rotate Text in Illustrator.
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If you are new or you don’t have an idea to Rotate Text in Illustrator, then you are in right place. In this tutorial, we are going to give you a step-by-step guide to Rotate Text in Illustrator.
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3 Ways to Rotate Text in Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator provides three ways to Rotate Text in Illustrator. All the methods are quick and easy to follow. You can use any method that suits you more or you find the easiest.
1st Method: Rotate by Bounding Box
In Adobe Illustrator you can use the Bounding Box to Rotate the Text. Let’s see how we can rotate the text by the bounding box in Illustrator.
Step 1: Select the Text using the Selection Tool, that you want to Rotate. Here we are selecting this sample text to demonstrate the Rotate text in Illustrator.
Step 2: Take the pointer at the corner or the Bounding Box, until it turns a curve. As you can see in this image.
Step 3: When the pointer curves, with the help of the left button of the mouse, move it. You will see the text start rotating.
Rotate it until it reaches your desired rotation. This is how the text will look that we have rotated in Illustrator.
2nd Method: Rotate Tool
The Rotate Tool can also be used to Rotate Text according to your choice. You can see the steps below.
Step 1: Select the text that you want to rotate using the Selection Tool.
Step 2: Grab the Rotate Tool from the left toolbar.
After selecting the Rotate Tool, you will see a little icon and the change in the pointer. You can see it in this image.
Step 3: Now click anywhere on the text, and rotate it in an upward or downward position.
This is how we have rotated the text. You can rotate the text in your desired position.
3rd Method: Rotate by Transform tool
Another way to Rotate the text is by using the Transform Rotate tool.
Step 1: Select the text by using the Selection Tool.
Step 2: Go to Object > Transform > Rotate.
Step 3: Rotate panel will appear.
Rotate Text 90 Degrees in Illustrator
Step 4: Here we are rotating Text at 90 degrees. Change the Angle to 90 degrees to rotate the text. You can also enter the Angle value to rotate the text.
Note: Make sure to check Preview. This will help you to see the changes.
Step 5: Click Ok, after you have rotated the text.
This is the final look of the rotated text. You can rotate in any position according to your choice.
In this tutorial, you have to learn How to Rotate Text in Illustrator in 3 different ways. Each method is easy and you can follow any method that suits you more. You can also watch the detailed video tutorial that is given at the top.
Do You Have More Questions?
If you have any questions related to Rotate Text in Illustrator, then feel free to ask in the comment section below. We have also answered some frequently asked questions below.
How to Make Text Vertical in Illustrator
To make Text Vertical Long press or right-click on the Type tool and then select Vertical Type Tool.
Click anywhere on the artboard and start typing vertical text in Illustrator.
All Done! Enjoy.