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I've split your question into its own thread 😁

 

The trick is to place your text on it's own transparent layer then you can use one of the Outline plugins to give it a colored surround.

 

To find the plugins I mentioned, check out the Plugin Index (link in my signature).

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Note the two methods listed above give quite different results.

 

My single-layer method:

 

gruntbuggly-outline.png

 

1. Text goes on a transparent layer. Here I've used black text.

2. Use BoltBait's Outline Object to give the text a colored surround.

 

@welshblue's two-layer method

 

gruntbuggly.png

 

1. As before, text goes on it's own transparent layer (Text Layer)

2. Add a second layer and place it BELOW the text layer (Background layer)

3. Place a filled rectangle in the second layer. Any color you like :)

 

 

 

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..of course you can combine these methods for some real eye candy!

 

gruntbuggly-both.png

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Thy mitcurations are to me....

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