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Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

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Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

#1 Post by Scott(0) » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:43 am

Hello all,

Is anyone experiencing this issue with Featherpad? No matter what font selected it reverts back to DejaVu Sans Mono Book. Either within the same session or after restarting Featherpad. Maybe this Red Hat Bugzilla report is relevant - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1594583.

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Update here with information requested below:

Image Used: MX-17.1_July_x64.iso
Running in VirtualBox

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scott@mx17:~
$ apt-cache policy featherpad
featherpad:
  Installed: 1:0.8-1~mx17+1
  Candidate: 1:0.8-1~mx17+1
  Version table:
 *** 1:0.8-1~mx17+1 500
        500 http://iso.mxrepo.com/mx/repo stretch/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
Last edited by Scott(0) on Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

#2 Post by Richard » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:12 pm

I don't have that problem in MX-17.1_x64.

Open a *.txt file with Featherpad via Thunar.
Change font to Comic Sans to see the diff, save file, exit Featherpad.
Open same *.txt file in Featherpad via Thunar, and see the file in Comic Sans.
Last edited by Richard on Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:14 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

#3 Post by timkb4cq » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:13 pm

What version of MX & what version of Featherpad are you using?
We had this problem during MX-17 development and the issue was fixed upstream. I just tested again (MX-17, Featherpad 0.8 from the MX main repo) and font changes are working correctly here.
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Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

#4 Post by Stevo » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:34 pm

We did have the same problem with the old version of Featherpad--I think it was 0.6.1 like the old version in that Fedora report. I reported it to the developer, and it was fixed within a couple days.

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Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

#5 Post by kmathern » Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:13 pm

Stevo wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:34 pm
We did have the same problem with the old version of Featherpad--I think it was 0.6.1 like the old version in that Fedora report. I reported it to the developer, and it was fixed within a couple days.
The original poster, Scott(0), didn't mention which MX release he was using, MX-15/16 have version 0.6+git20170725-1mx15 in their repo.

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$ apt-cache policy featherpad
featherpad:
  Installed: 0.6+git20170725-1mx15
  Candidate: 0.6+git20170725-1mx15
  Version table:
 *** 0.6+git20170725-1mx15 0
        500 http://mxrepo.com/mx/repo/ mx15/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

#6 Post by timkb4cq » Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:20 pm

And that one also works correctly. Stevo packaged the repaired version for MX-15/16.
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Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

#7 Post by Scott(0) » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:19 pm

Thanks to all for such a fast response. Here's the requested information:

Image Used: MX-17.1_July_x64.iso
Running in VirtualBox

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scott@mx17:~
$ apt-cache policy featherpad
featherpad:
  Installed: 1:0.8-1~mx17+1
  Candidate: 1:0.8-1~mx17+1
  Version table:
 *** 1:0.8-1~mx17+1 500
        500 http://iso.mxrepo.com/mx/repo stretch/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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