Please share with us.
<br>As for outside of the circle instead of inside, try fitting the text around a smaller circle, then putting the circle you want behind the text.
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<br>>Subject : [Inkscape-user] Help required with "put on path" - text orientation within a circle
<br>>Date : Thu, 20 Jul 2006 13:43:56 -0500
<br>>From : "Kerr, Bill"
<br>>After sending the email, went back and played again, I at least figured
<br>>it out how to get the text orientated for what I required.