[scribus] Tooltips blank

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Dec 6 13:31:57 CET 2010

hi keith,

>>> text
>>> in them in the tooltips. I don't believe the problem to be a Scribus
>>> problem but rather a QT thing. I had QT4 Settings, and QT4 Designer
>>> and
>>> the tool tips in them were blank as well. I played with the palettes
>>> in
>>> the QT4 Settings program and could not effect a change. The Inactive
>>> Palette being the one that controls the text in Tooltips apparently.
>> I'm not sure what you're seeing, but I may have had a similar
>> problem with Scribus 1.3.9. I could see a cream-colored box where
>> the tooltip was, but the text in the tooltip box was just about the
>> same color so I couldn't read it. The solution for me was to run
>> qtconfig and on the first screen at GUI Style, Select GUI Style,
>> choose Desktop Settings (Default). Save the settings. When I
>> restarted Scribus, the problem was gone and I can see the tooltips.
>> For the Scribus Preferences theme, I have the dropdown blank.
>> You may have to translate qtconfig to whatever in your distro is the
>> same thing. If you haven't tried this, see what happens. I would
>> advise leaving palettes, etc., in qtconfig alone.
>> --Judy M.
>>   USA
>> Registered Linux User #397786
>> Being productive with VectorLinux 6.0 SOHO
> I have both 1.3.8 and 1.5.0 svn installed. Neither of them show any
> I get the feeling that I may have Tooltips that are full of text that 
> is the same color as the space but can't prove it. I have tried just 
> about every configuation change I can find with no results but have 
> had some pretty wild looking layouts in Scribus. lol

do you have tweaked the look of your system at some time?


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