Outlining your Fonts in Illustrator
Here we give the step by step instructions on how to outline your fonts using Illustrator CS5 and then save your document as .ai or .eps vector formats.
Open your file in Illustrator.
Notice the text in our document is editable. We can both add and take away text.
After you have your text exactly as you want it, click on it to select it. Then go to Type ---> Create Outlines. Click Create Outlines.
Saving your Document:
Lastly you need to save the file. Click File --> Save As.
The save as window will appear. Click the "Save As for" bar and in the drop down menu choose "Adobe Illustrator (*AI). You may also choose "Illustrator EPS (*EPS)" which will also preserve the documents vector qualities.