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# Create a text frame and type your text, or load it from a file. Use a strong and bold font.
 
# Create a text frame and type your text, or load it from a file. Use a strong and bold font.
 
# Convert the text frame with ''Item > Convert to'' to  outlines.
 
# Convert the text frame with ''Item > Convert to'' to  outlines.
# Use ''Item > Combine Polygons''.
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# ''Item > Ungroup ''
# Change the new polygon via ''Item > Convert to'' to an image frame.
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# ''Item > Combine Polygons''
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# ''Item > Convert to image''  
 
# Load an image into the new shape.
 
# Load an image into the new shape.
# At your option, play around with the fill and line colour. In this case both are set to "none":
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# You can play with the ''Properties > Line Width'' and ''Properties > Colors''. In the image below it is set to red and 1.48mm.
  
 
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In a similar way, you can create "letters consisting of letters".
 
In a similar way, you can create "letters consisting of letters".

Revision as of 21:59, 27 October 2011


Please note that the effect probably might need a lot of computing power when it's applied to a larger text!


  1. Create a text frame and type your text, or load it from a file. Use a strong and bold font.
  2. Convert the text frame with Item > Convert to to outlines.
  3. Item > Ungroup
  4. Item > Combine Polygons
  5. Item > Convert to image
  6. Load an image into the new shape.
  7. You can play with the Properties > Line Width and Properties > Colors. In the image below it is set to red and 1.48mm.

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In a similar way, you can create "letters consisting of letters".

  1. Create a text frame and type one letter in it. Use a strong and bold font. Increase the size of that letter to a high value.
  2. Convert the text frame with the letter inside to outlines.
  3. Now, convert it back to a text frame.
  4. Double click it or use the Story Editor to add a lots of the same letters to that text frame:

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(c) Thomas Zastrow, 2007 The content of this page is licenced under the Free Documentation Licence.