On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Hydrohaven wrote:
> I am new to Gimp and have loaded 2.8.  I have been using it to create graphics
> for the pin-back buttons I make.  I have been using the Photoshop 1" button
> template located on this page:
> http://buttonmakers.net/blog/new-photoshop-templates/  I'll attempt to attach
> the template to this post.
> The template has the words "perimeter text" that follows the inside of a path 
> on
> the template.  In the video demo on the same page in which the user used
> photoshop to demonstrate, she just hovers over the text with the mouse after
> selecting the text tool and is able to click on it and just change the 
> exsisting
> text.  I have not found this to be the case using Gimp.  Is there a way I can
> easily edit this text, or do I have to create my own text along the path?  If 
> I
> have to create my own text along the path, how do I make it so the text follws
> in inside edge of the path?

You can't do that with GIMP yet. Inkscape is your friend -- there you
can place text cursor to tyhe beginning of the text that already goes
along the path and use Alt + Arrow Down keys to shift all of the text

Alexandre Prokoudine
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