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I have a hexagon. The points are top and bottom. I want them left and right, so I turn it either by the turn handle or by the toolbar. Now I add text to create shaped text.

No matter what I do, the text aligns from the points, so instead of reading left to right, it reads from bottom to top. How do I correct this ?

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Before adding the text, select the hexagon and choose the Boolean ‘Add’ command. The hexagon will be added to itself, resetting the rotation.

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27 minutes ago, Alfred said:

Before adding the text, select the hexagon and choose the Boolean ‘Add’ command.

"Before" being the key part.
Out of curiosity I tried what happens if I do it the other way around: converting to text frame first and then boolean Add.
Instant crash:

Thread 9 Crashed:: Dispatch queue: com.apple.root.default-qos
0   liblibpersona.dylib           	0x00000001184b0613 BoolOpCommand::Do() + 179
1   liblibpersona.dylib           	0x000000011a8a2b74 DocumentCommand::DoAndUpdateCaches() + 180
2   liblibpersona.dylib           	0x000000012243281d DocumentController::ProcessCommandQueue() + 4173
3   liblibkernel.dylib            	0x000000010e870f6c ___ZN6Kernel8Dispatch17DispatchAndForgetEPFvPvES1_NS0_16DispatchPriorityE_block_invoke + 92
4   libdispatch.dylib             	0x00007fff88f2493d _dispatch_call_block_and_release + 12
5   libdispatch.dylib             	0x00007fff88f1940b _dispatch_client_callout + 8
6   libdispatch.dylib             	0x00007fff88f1d29b _dispatch_root_queue_drain + 1890
7   libdispatch.dylib             	0x00007fff88f1cb00 _dispatch_worker_thread3 + 91
8   libsystem_pthread.dylib       	0x00007fff99eb04de _pthread_wqthread + 1129
9   libsystem_pthread.dylib       	0x00007fff99eae341 start_wqthread + 13

That's v1.8.4 on El Capitan.

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