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Movable text on a curve

This is a common feature among vector-based graphics suites (e.g. Illustrator), so I was wondering how it could be done in Mathematica. Here's an example:

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I'm pretty sure one has to "vectorize the font" first, as demonstrated here under "neat examples," but beyond that, I'm stuck. In Illustrator, one can choose to align the text to the path using the baseline, ascenders, descenders, and also choose various methods of fitting the path to the curve ("rainbow," "skew," "3D ribbon," "stair step," "gravity"), but I would be satisfied with a solution that uses the lowest point in a string of text (i.e. the descender), and uses the "rainbow" style of Illustrator, as is shown in the above example.

For simplicity, let's just align the above string ("The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog") with the Sin function.

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marked as duplicate by rm -rf Jan 14 '13 at 2:07

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    $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate: mathematica.stackexchange.com/q/16194/5 $\endgroup$ – rm -rf Jan 14 '13 at 2:04
  • $\begingroup$ OK, I am comfortable with closing my question as neither Google nor the in-site search could match "fit text to a path" with this question, which is what it is commonly referred to in Illustrator. The answer does appear to be there. $\endgroup$ – Guillochon Jan 14 '13 at 2:06
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks. Now with this question, there will be a search match on Google for "fit text to a path" :) $\endgroup$ – rm -rf Jan 14 '13 at 2:07
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    $\begingroup$ Couple more related questions (for ideas and inspirations): mathematica.stackexchange.com/q/5719/5 and mathematica.stackexchange.com/q/5783/5 $\endgroup$ – rm -rf Jan 14 '13 at 2:14

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