As an addition to my previous question, I have a image and want to place text inside the image. I've created a
The upper part (black border) tells the 9 patch to stretch the "head part" too.
Please consider using two pixels at the sides of the "no stretch zone".
This way you'd have 2 horizontally stretched areas, leaving the head unstretched.
At last, I saw you put the image, so here's my patched version, just in case.