This tutorial will present you what you can do with the Artistic Text Shape, while this tutorial was done using Karbon, the shape is available in other KOffice 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 the "Add shape" docker, click on the "Artistic Text" 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 artistic text shape tool, either by double clicking on the newly created shape, or selecting in the toolbox. Then you can change the text to something like this.
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 click on the curve. In the Tool options docker, the Attach path icon is now enabled, and you need to click on it to attach the path. Using the offset in the Shape properties docker, you can adjust the text to get the following result: