In this video, instead of selecting all the objects and doing Object to Path he selects on text object at a time.

Does it make a difference whether multiple objects vs. just one are selected?

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    No. You can make a multiple selection and apply object to path in one go. – Billy Kerr May 17 '20 at 8:15
  • IIUC - If we do it on text objects, then the objects must be ungrouped before certain operations, like cutting using the path, are enabled. – Ole May 24 '20 at 1:07

If we do the operation on text, then the text must be ungrouped before it can be used in other operations. See this question for context:

Cutting a letter from a square Inkscape?

Also if the letter are not ungrouped, I believe that the ability to use Perspective Envelope with them is affected.

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