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  1. Thank you, MEB, for your clear and lucid explanation. Having searched for hours through the help pages, the official website and third party tutorials, I have at last discovered (thanks to you) what to do to contain text within a callout! THANK YOU. (I shall sleep better tonight!) In other software I have become accustomed to entering text into shapes without changing the properties of the shape so, obviously, I had thwarted expectations. However, I don't think it's unreasonable to expect a callout to retain its special shape when it is used for the purpose it is designed – which is
  2. I can’t make both the callout shape and its text visible. This is what I have done:– 1 Selected Callout Rounded Rectangle Tool. 2 In the context bar, set stroke colour and size. 3 Drew the callout and it appeared on its own layer with nodes, the layer's icon showing the shape. 4 Changed the fill to transparent. 5 Selected the Frame Text Tool (not Artistic Text Tool). 6 Clicked in the shape. The cursor appeared and the name of the layer changed to Shape Text. 7 In the context bar, set font colour and size. 8 While entering text, the shape disappeared, the layer's icon chan
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