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DaveC426913

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Text editor text is unreadable
« on: January 21, 2020, 02:35:30 am »
Still assuming I'm doing something wrong.

The text in the text frame text editor is illegible. And it can't be changed - can't be enlarged or set to a different font.

I've installed GhostScript, and relaunched, so it's no longer complaining about that, but that hasn't fixed the problem.

RodneyLee

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Re: Text editor text is unreadable
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2020, 04:03:33 pm »
does text work when not using the Tex Editor?

DaveC426913

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Re: Text editor text is unreadable
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2020, 01:40:01 am »
does text work when not using the Tex Editor?
It does work yes, so I'm managing that way.

But I'm anticipating possible problems in the future if/when I start applying styles.

(When I first opened Scribus, the first thing I wanted to do was make a text-based title, and used the text frame tool to do it. Trying to size and preview text to fit on the page using the editor tool was so perplexing, I almost gave up on Scribus then and there. So my take-away is: find and solve simple problems early, before you get into complex stuff.)

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Re: Text editor text is unreadable
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2020, 08:23:01 pm »
you can apply styles in intext frame just as easy

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Re: Text editor text is unreadable
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2020, 10:35:48 am »
Have you tried setting another font in "Settings/Display font"? It works for me (Scribus 1.5.5).