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Win Fin v2 - 2009
Date Joined Jan 2007
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| Posted 8/11/2009 9:42 AM (GMT -5) |
|This can be done in two ways, either with a shape expression or with the SmartShape tool. Either way you have to create a custom line with zero thickness and a custom arrowhead, which is how the text is entered. I will describe the SmartShape method:|
First click on the SmartShape tool and choose the custom line tool at the bottom of the pallette - the icon is a question mark above a line.
Then click on the SmartShape menu item and choose SmartShape Options
In the small window marked Smart Line Style, click on the down arrow and choose Custom Line
Click on the Select button and then click on the Create button...
At top left, change the thickness to zero, to hide the line
Choose the Custom Arrowhead button and click on the Select button
Again click on Create..
Choose the text tool marked A, click above the circle and type your text, "Rhythm Guitar" in this case
Click on the selection tool (arrow) and use it to move the text where you want it. Just above and centred over the circle is ideal.
Before you leave the selection tool, with the text highlighted you can click on the ShapeDesigner menu to choose the font etc.
When you're happy with it, click on OK
Click on Select or OK in every panel till you get back to your music.
Now draw a line with the smartshape tool and you should see the text you entered. If you can't see it try Ctrl-D to redraw the screen
You can align the text to any angle using the handles that appear when you click on the text, and drag it anywhere with the centre handle.
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