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mapperCommented:
Dude,

Just copy a selection of the background large enough to cover the text area - then EDIT - DEFINE PATTERN.

Then enter the text you want and then holding down the contrl key click on the T in the text layer it will select the text - you will have to render the type layer to fill the text with the pattern you defined (EDIT - FILL - use the pattern first drop down box) fill with the  pattern you just saved - then using emboss or drop shadow (very nice effect) you can lift the text from the background - it will have the look as if it came out of the the background - but be readible...

This will give you text that looks like it came out of the background
- it's a nicer effect than what you want to do...

Give it a try...

mapper
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TuvokCommented:
This question was awarded, but never cleared due to the JSP-500 errors of that time.  It was 'stuck' against userID -1 versus the intended expert whom you awarded.  This corrects the problem and the expert will now receive these points; points verified.

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