Re: totally blank document

On Fri, 20 Aug 2004 14:40:06 +0930
Clytie Siddall <> wrote:

> Hi  :)
> New to the list, very new to Amaya, so sorry if I say anything too 
> silly.
> I'm on Mac OSX 10.3.5, all updates current, and I installed Amaya today 
> via Fink. I had to reinstall X11, because Fink had insisted on getting 
> XDarwin last time I wanted something, and, according to the guys on the 
> X11 forum, munged the two together. <ouch> Anyway, X11 is in and 
> working.
> Amaya looks fine, displays all its bits and pieces, and the menus 
> appear to function. The problem is, there is no display of existing 
> text.
> I can type into the window, and the output is extremely small, and 
> doesn't allow Unicode output, but both of those are covered in the FAQ. 
> (Note: I would be happy to test Amaya for Unicode support as it 
> develops: it was the need for a html editor that supports Unicode that 
> brought me to try Amaya in the first place.)
> When I open an existing html document, _or_ open any of the help 
> sections, I get another window, but it is completely blank where text 
> should be.

It could be a problem with fonts.
Could you try to increase the font zoom to 200?

It could also be a problem with the version of a library if you changed
the X11 version.

> I've checked the color prefs, and it should be black on white (just in 
> case...). No go. When I type, the text is black. I can't read the help 
> because it's not displaying. The whole thing is very confusing.
> So I have posted here. I really hope this isn't a dumb, needless 
> question, but I read what documentation I could find, including the 
> excellent install doc., and didn't find anything about this problem.
> Thankyou for any response you are able to give.
> from Clytie
> Clytie Siddall, ơ‰ phô Renmark tại Miê€n Sông cu‰a šc Nam

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