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DarrenMcChrystal
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Every png file I have suddenly has text that cannot be edited

Jun 14, 2013 2:07 AM

Tags: #text #fireworks

Hi everyone, every PNG file has suddenly lost the ability to edit text, I can highlight the text box, but to actually select box (or any item) I have to click and then drag it. I can select the the box and change font, size etc from the properties bar but i cannot select it so I can change the actual copy and wording, usually i would just double click on the text and it highlights it.

 

I made a new text box where I can write text, but when iI click off the text, I can not click back on to change the wording

 

This in CS6 which I recently downloaded, I tried opening the files in an old Fireworks and it has the same problem

 

It is every single png file I have from the last few years

 

I am using a Macbook

 

The only thing I thought It could be is I changed the settings for PNG files in that instead of opening in Preview they open in Fireworks, since then this has happened

 

Thanks in advance

Darren

 
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  • Currently Being Moderated
    Jul 31, 2013 5:06 AM   in reply to DarrenMcChrystal

    Text selection issues have been seen when you are running third-party applications like SoundCloud / Spotify / Grooveshark Desktop Helper or Radium. If you are running any of them, please close them and relaunch Fireworks. This might resolve the issue.

     
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