GUI for startOffset attribute of text path

Bug #171033 reported by Zeimusu-users on 2005-12-11
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone

Bug Description

An interface for the startOffset attribute of svg
textpath elements. An on-canvas interface, dragging the
text along a line would be cute, but a simple slider in
the text dialog would be simpler.

Lomacar (lomacar) wrote :

Originator: NO

I vote for the cute on-canvas interface, if its not too much trouble. And
something that doesn't crash the program and flip wildly all over the place
like Illustrator.

Hystrix (hystrix-) on 2007-12-19
Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
drewp (drewp) wrote :

Along with startOffset, the other thing I adjust all the time is the 'dy' (of the tspan nodes) to lift the text off the path a little bit.

jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2010-05-22
tags: added: text
removed: ui-text
su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

Bug #171005 “Arbitrary position for a text on a path”

Jon A. Cruz (jon-joncruz) wrote :

Added simple control to text dialog in revision 12270 to adjust startOffset.

Changed in inkscape:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Jon A. Cruz (jon-joncruz)
milestone: none → 0.49
su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

Jon A. Cruz wrote on 2013-04-08:
> status: Confirmed → In Progress

@Jon Cruz - any further changes planned for this feature which need to be committed to the 0.91.x release branch?

su_v (suv-lp) on 2014-11-23
Changed in inkscape:
milestone: 0.91 → 0.92
jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2016-08-29
Changed in inkscape:
milestone: 0.92 → none
status: In Progress → Triaged
assignee: Jon A. Cruz (jon-joncruz) → nobody
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