mystery update to options.txt causes semi-transparent dialog windows
|Opened on:||Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 23:57|
|Last modified:||Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 20:35|
I can't reproduce the cause of this issue, which I've seen a couple of times recently on Windows clients. I do have a workaround if anyone else is seeing something similar.
When the bug bites, the "View Options" and "Behavior Options" dialog windows are transparent at the top. The text and controls seem to be there, but are hard to see unless you select "Dark background" from the view options or slide the window over another dialog. In one case, the "View Options" dialog seemed to be stuck with its title bar off the top of the foldit screen, and I couldn't move or close it.
The cause is a change the window heights in options.txt.
The bad values are:
"behavior_options/h" : "88"
"view_options/h" : "303"
The workaround is to stop the client, and restart the client with the following values in options.txt:
"behavior_options/h" : "163"
"view_options/h" : "708"
I don't know what would have changed these settings, especially since they seem to be constants.
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