To: "discussions about usage and development of dia" <dia-list gnome org>
Subject: Re: Arrow line with text inbetween?
Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2005 23:43:22 +0100 (CET)
Thomas Adam sagde:
> Hi, Alan
> On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 09:02:27PM -0500, Alan G Isaac wrote:
>> On Sat, 22 Jan 2005, Thomas Adam apparently wrote:
>> > ------ description ------------->
>> > of arrow
>> If you draw a line (with or without arrowhead) you will find a
>> connection point at its center. Just connect your text there after
>> adjusting its formatting. Good enough?
> Almost, yes. :) It's really the "embeddedness" of the text actually on
> the arrow that I'm after, rather than attaching the text to the line's
> connection point (which, by the way, was an excellent suggestion!).
You might embed the text in a box with white background and edge, but then
you wouldn't have the connection point in the right place. I suppose
there is some use here of having background on text.