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I'm trying to do something in this video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kt-fI-GKs24 but with GIMP or Inkscape. So, basically, if I convert the infinity symbol to a path, is there an option to put text IN a path, instead of along a path? Just something that looks like the video shown.

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There's no text inside a path function in Inkscape or GIMP. There are ways to flow text in a rectangle or shape in Inkscape, but it won't work for what you want.

You can put text on a path in Inkscape. I wouldn't use GIMP for this. GIMP is a photo editor. Better to do this in vector software.

I wouldn't convert the infinity symbol to a path either - it's unlikely to work. Instead I'd draw a path over the symbol to place the text on, using the Bézier Tool (aka Pen Tool).

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  • Thank you! I was hoping to maybe not do this with the pen tool because I'm pretty confused on how it works, but I'll try it and see how it goes. – Ashton Gamer Jan 27 at 18:50
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    Yeah, learning to use the Pen Tool is pretty crucial for Inkscape, and it's a skill that takes a while to master. Some might say it's actually "the" most important tool in the toolbox. – Billy Kerr Jan 27 at 18:53
  • Yea, I totally agree! I'm more of a raster person, and really don't use Inkscape or Adobe Illustrator. The most I do is edit some existing SVGs. I'll probably try to learn it and see how it goes. – Ashton Gamer Jan 27 at 18:56
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    There's a good tutorial here: youtube.com/watch?v=dVjJfx2oc5w&ab_channel=LogosByNick – Billy Kerr Jan 27 at 18:58
  • Thank you! I'll go watch it later and just first try to make some simpler shapes. – Ashton Gamer Jan 27 at 19:00

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