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SIL FieldWorks SE
Technical Support

Current version: 6.0, released October 2009

Service Bulletins

Version 3.0

Version 2.0

Version 1.4

Related Bulletin(s)

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Service Bulletin FW20-20040720-1

Text and buttons missing in dialog window

Fieldworks 2.0: Data Notebook and Topics List Editor

Problem: In the Writing System Wizard, the text and buttons at the bottom of the window are not visible.

Explanation: This occurs when the screen is set for big/large fonts.


You can use hot keys to operate the buttons.

You can change your screen fonts to use small fonts.

  1. Right-click on your Windows desktop.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Advanced and set Font Size to Normal size (Windows XP) or Small Fonts (Windows 2000), and click OK.
  5. Reboot the computer if requested to do so.

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SIL FieldWorks is available under the SIL Open Source License. The use of this software is granted at no cost, so free technical support is not available from SIL International. Service Bulletins are posted for known problem fixes and patches.