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Gimp text editor broken (crashes)

Nov 23, 2013, 00:00 (This post was last modified: Nov 23, 2013 10:54 by ofnuts.)
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Gimp text editor broken (crashes)
My gimp text editor is br0ken! I an UNABLE to use the text editor without it crashing Gimp now! it always crashes Gimp when I pull up the editor and hit one letter to type! voila crash!! does this every time I use the text editor now!! every single time!!
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Nov 23, 2013, 05:05
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RE: Gimp text editor broken (crashes)
first thing, remain calm. What was the last thing you did when the text editor was working?

With your gimp open, you can try using the editor window of the text editor.

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Click Text the text tool, then under "Toolbox options" check on:

[]use editor

Try typing your text in that window. Does it still crash?

2
You can try to reset your gimp profile.
If that doesn't work, check your ram, hard drive free space, then maybe uninstall, reinstall gimp or update to 2.8.8 if possible or downgrade to 2.6.

Please reply to this after trying all the above, if you want/need further help MR
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