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Every time I type something, I can't see what I'm typing. It's always white with no fill.. Even if I set the font color to black, I still can't see my text when editing it. when typing new text, i can't see what i'm typing

I can't see what I typed unless I select it

  • Is it in a mask? – UIO Nov 13 '18 at 14:06
  • @OwenHughes No there's no masks – Felix's Hot Dog Boss Nov 13 '18 at 14:09
  • Are you sure that the part you're editing has no fill if you only select this part ? – Clafou Nov 14 '18 at 11:47
  • @Clafou Sry, not entirely sure if I understand you correctly, but even if I turn on fill color, the text is still white while i'm typing/editing. It's not until I click outside the text to quit editing that the text becomes black. – Felix's Hot Dog Boss Nov 14 '18 at 13:20
  • Do you have this issue with every sketch file or is it tied to a specific document? – Clafou Nov 14 '18 at 14:48
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I'm a Sketch beginner and this happened to me as well. I've realised the text colour and fills are different things. I had this setting on for my text and it was behaving exactly as you described:

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Once I changed that to something other than white I could see it again while typing!

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