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I want to create a word-cloud or you call a tag-cloud, but I have a problem cutting the words out of the shape that I want. Anyway, here's the demo word-cloud:

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I want the yellow "DEMO" text to overlap the heart shape, and disappear when it goes out of the shape. Also, I want to keep the color of both the heart and the text. Is there any way to do that?

  • If you don't really get what i mean, i mean to make the words be "Erased" at the edge of the heart shape. To make the words only appear inside the heart, and cut at the edge. – Samm Jan 1 '16 at 1:34
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  1. Convert text to path using Path-object to path
  2. Ungroup text objects
  3. Use path-combine on selected objects.
  4. Duplicate the underlying object (the heart shape in your case)
  5. Use path-division and delete the text which is outside the underlying shape as shown.

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  1. Group texts.
  2. Duplicate shape and change its color to text color.
  3. Select first the created group and then the duplicated shape.
  4. Object/Clip/Apply.

http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/Clip-Clipping.html

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