How to Flow text into a shape in 0.41 in a few easy steps...
1. Create the shape you want to flow text in, and select it (you can have multiple shapes selected if you want) upload:flow1.jpg
2. Right click over the selection, and select "flow text into shape" upload:flow2.jpg
3. Open the xml editor (ctrl+x) and look for the svg:flowroot element (highlighted below)
4. Expand the flowroot, expand the flowDiv beneath it, and the flowPara within that.
5. Select the text in the para, and edit away!