This tutorial will present you what you can do with the. While this tutorial was done using Karbon, the shape is available in other Calligra applications, and will work in a similar way.
In this lesson you will
- create a text shape
- associate a text shape with a path
First step with a text shape
|To add an artistic text shape, go to thedocker, click on the icon, and drag it to the canvas.
After adding the shape, you might want to edit the text and display something more interesting. To do this, you need to activate the in the toolbox. Then you can change the text to something like this., either by double clicking on the newly created shape, or selecting
|Since you want a cool text, you will need to change the font. This is done by changing the properties in thedocker, where you can change font, the style, and also the Offset which will be used to control the position of the text on a path shape.
After changing theto "Steve", the to 30pt, and setting , you can have the following shape in your canvas:
You should have something like this:
Then, if you move the mouse on top of the curve you will see the cursor changing to a hand, you will need to doubleclick on the curve to attach the path. Using the offset in thedocker, you can adjust the text to get the following result: