8.0.0 RC 1 Text Properties all gone?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Apr 17 22:28:28 EDT 2016


On 4/17/2016 3:12 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote:
> The dropdown under font shows
>
> (Default)
> (Menu)
> (Message)
> (Styled Text)
> (System)
>
> These make no sense and do nothing. On selection they just post the selection to the field.
> Eg. If you select “(Menu) then “(Menu)” goes to the top and nothing happens.
>
> What happen to loading the current set of active system fonts?

The font dropdown should probably show more than five lines. I have 
someo hundreds of fonts installed, and scrolling to see them all is 
tedious. All your installed fonts should be under the new entries.

My interpretation of the new font entries is that if you assign, for 
instance, "(System)" to a field, it will inherit the default system font 
for the OS currently running. You probably don't see any change because 
the IDE has already assigned that as the default font, but if you run 
the stack on Windows you'll see the Windows system font instead. I'm not 
sure what (Styled Text) or (Message) would do.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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