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Text question

Sep 6, 2014, 21:48
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Text question
On the text box that is right above the box where you type the text, I change the size and the color but when I click the text box where you type the text, the size and color goes back to the original setting. How do I make the color and size settings stay the way I had changed them to?
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Sep 6, 2014, 22:03 (This post was last modified: Sep 6, 2014 22:03 by iForStyle007.)
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RE: Text question
If you're changing the size and color using the hovering / pop-up menu that appears on the textbox itself, that is an immediate change. As soon as you create a new text box, it reverts to default.

You wan the text tool options, These settings are like the ones for the other tools found under the toolbox. if not already on, go to:

Windows > Dock-able dialogues > Tool Options

If still not showing up, try resetting dialogue box locations in Gimp
- Edit > Preferences > Windows Management > "Reset Saved windows positions to default value"
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Sep 7, 2014, 09:10 (This post was last modified: Sep 7, 2014 09:15 by rich2005.)
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RE: Text question
There are global settings, the font, size, colour, which are shown in the tool options dialog. These change everything on a text layer

Then there are individual settings from the on canvas text dialog which affect individual characters. The global setting will wipe these out if you change those while the text layer is active.
So the quick/easy answer is. Create your text, select it in the on canvas dialog, adjust the properties there, do not change any of the global properties while on that text layer.

A little video about it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChcTE9KROmc&hd=1

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Sep 8, 2014, 03:41
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RE: Text question
Thanks guys.
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