2) on a circle, there is an easier solution: you just rotate the generated path around the center of the circle. You can use the Rotate tool to rotate a path (third icon in the "Transform" choices in the tool options).
This is the one I was thinking of, but man is that going to be on big circle!
Seriously! Guess that's the beauty of the canvas. You can crop it down.
To bad that even in the 2.7 version you can't move the text along a path to were you need it. *sigh*
But I'm glad you answered ofnuts .. it was one thread from another forum when I was searching that brought me here!
Back to the drawing board!
And the drawing board said ...
Here's my results.
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Although I seem to get a lot of artifact and jaggies on the bend. Is there anyway to get a smoother result?