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If, like me, you're unable to use any extensions due to multiple incompatible python installations (not an uncommon problem) it's still possible, but best in a simple file (and much easier if you don't save optimised SVG,which you can't without extensions): Set the pattern you want for the object you want Save the file Open it in a decent text editor ...
Judging by the fact the asker's profile says "front-end developer & responsive web designer", I'm guessing this is to be published online - meaning motion can be used. One of the best ways of visualising motion and flow is to use, well, motion and flow (or the illusion of it). This wind map of the USA uses HTML5 canvas particle generation to give the ...
You could also opt to use a simpler aspect of the centerpiece to frame/partially frame the section where you want to put the text. That way the circle remains the centerpiece but the text is somewhat decorated without being too busy. Rather than deleting the dots from inside the frame you could tone them back by dropping the opacity though that may not be ...
Contrast/Color. If the text contrasts against the pattern well enough you may not need to pull any "tricks" or special appearance items. Text the color of the dots shouldn't present any real issue provided.... Size. The size of the text will play a large factor. If your text has strokes and counters the same, or relatively the same, size as the dots in the ...
I tried with Inkscape creating a text box duplicate it as background (bg) with bg I did change color grow (outset) added some transparency added some blur And this what it looks like: This is a sketch only, so the relation between size, transparency and blur of the text background are far from being perfect ;)
This is a bit of an "opinionated" question; wich is not ideal for GD. But I would suggest make the text wholly or partly transparent, but with a shadow only. You could get something like this (but with your pattern "shining" through.
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