To: aisaac american edu, "discussions about usage and development of dia" <dia-list gnome org>
Subject: Re: draw text with arrows
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 15:25:44 -0700 (PDT)
Ha, that's an ingenious solution! Thanks a lot! I wonder why nobody
mentioned it in earlier replies. :) My only quibble is that the text is
always horizontal -- it can't be rotated with the lines
Alan G Isaac
> On Wed, 21 Jul 2004, haihui_dia dslextreme com apparently wrote:
>> I'm trying to draw a flowchart using Dia. In Visio, when I
>> draw an arrow I can put text on top of the arrow. Can I
>> also do the same with Dia? Thanks!
> Draw your arrow.
> It will have a connection point at the center.
> Create a text object.
> It will have a connection point at the left.
> Set the text object connection point on top of the arrow
> connection point.
> If you want the text centered, double click the text object
> and change the properties.
> Unfortunately the text object does not yet include margin
> and padding properties, at least in my version.
> I hope these will soon be available.
> Alan Isaac
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