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Dynamic Mark created in Adobe® Illustrator® using Text. When using Text Mark and selecting text box, you will get the message: "Area Text is not supported on server."


The above picture shows Custom Mark 1 and Custom Mark 2 as Text on path. Custom Mark 3 is Area Text. This text is not supported.


  1. In Adobe® Illustrator®, click where you want the line of text to begin. You want to enter text at a point or on a path, not in an area.
  2. Select the text.
  3. Click the Add Selected Art as Mark button . Or select Add Selected Art as Mark from the fly-out menu.
  4. Click Export Mark Set for Server from the fly-out menu.

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Applies to

Dynamic Marks all versions

Last revised 
CW Number215153