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Putting text in a customized shape

PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:29 am
by Badger Fan
Hi

I'm looking for help designing a title to attach to a photo I put in a frame.

What I have in mind is a rectangle a bit smaller than a business card that has, instead of a straight line edge from one corner to the next, a line that curves a bit towards the center of the box then back up. (picture a rope with some slack in it attached to the corners with a sag in the middle due to gravity) I'd like to pot a black border around that box and then put the title "GHOST BUCK" in bold gray letters in that box.

I appreciate your patience as I'm a novice at anything computer.

Thanks much

Badger Fan

Re: Putting text in a customized shape

PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:38 am
by Zizi64
a rectangle a bit smaller than a business card that has, instead of a straight line edge from one corner to the next, a line that curves a bit towards the center of the box then back up. ...
...I appreciate your patience as I'm a novice at anything computer.

In this case I can suggest you: use one of the predefined shapes for your task (for example: the Bevel, the Cloud, or some Flowchart shape...).
You can try to modify a predefined shape, or you can draw your own shape based on the existing features in the Draw application: but maybe it will difficult for a beginner.

Re: Putting text in a customized shape

PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:33 am
by acknak
You may also want to play with the "fontwork" feature—there's a button for it on the drawing toolbar. It provides some "text in a shape" options.