I work in CS5 on a Mac.
I need to place text over a picture in a document. When I create the message in a text box, include some text and then position it over the photo the text disappears and a red cross indicates there is too much text. I have checked to ensure there is no "hidden text."
I am lost to find a way to fix this. Any ideas please
The photo probably has text wrap applied to it. Either take the text wrap off using the text wrap panel which is available from the Window menu or in the text frame options (Cmd + B when you have the text box selected) tick the "Ignore Text Wrap" box.
You probably have text wrap applied to the image. Select it with the selection tool and go to Window>Text Wrap to open the text wrap pallet. Alternatively, if you need to have text wrap applied to the object, select the text frame and go to Object>Text Frame Options and check the Ignore Text Wrap box. This will allow you to wrap text arount the object in other text frames, but not in the one you just applied ITW to.
EDIT: Stix types faster than I do.
Thanks for the help. This fixed the problem.