Shape Generator - A text shape

Similar to 2D Text Generate a text image with custom colors, font and justification. Read More , but as a shape.
This layer turns each letter into a shape. You can choose whether Smode applies Shape Modifier Modify a list of shapes Read More to the whole string or to individual characters:
If unchecked, a Shape Modifier Modify a list of shapes Read More will be applied to each character.
For instance a gradient fill color applied to a text:

... merged into a single shape

... not merged into a single shape

When you edit a text, Smode creates a group of Bezier A Bezier shape Read More (one for each character). "Closed" characters (like the letter 'O') are broken down into Group of shapes A group of shapes Read More .


  • Merge Into Single Shape (On/off option) : True if the text is considered a single entity, False if it is considered a group of separate shapes
  • Text (Multi-line Text) : Text content
  • Font (Font) : Font of the text
  • Typeface Style (Multiple-choices option) :
  • Justification (Justification) :
  • Maximum Size (2D Relative Size) :
  • Font Height (Pixels) :
  • Font Ascent (Pixels) :
  • Font Descent (Pixels) :

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