You can convert from one text type to another.
To convert Paragraph text to Artistic text
1 Select the Paragraph text frame with the Pick tool.
2 Click Text, Convert To Artistic Text.
To convert Artistic text to Paragraph text
1 Select the Artistic text with the Pick tool.
2 Click Text, Convert To Paragraph Text.
^ • If you convert Paragraph text to Artistic text, you lose attributes that are specific to Paragraph text, such as columns, tabs, and drop caps.
• You cannot convert Paragraph text to Artistic text when: the frame containing the Paragraph text is linked to another frame, the Paragraph text has special effects applied to it, or the Paragraph text overflows the frame that contains it.
• If the Paragraph text overflows the frame, you can change the font size so that the text fits the frame exactly. For more information, see "Fitting text to a Paragraph text frame" on page 380.
• You can also convert one text type to another using the Convert Text button on the Property Bar.
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