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    • #11477 Reply
      Breanna
      Guest

      When adding text to a photo my text does not show in the “type text here” field therefore I am unable to add any text at all. This is not an issue with my computer as I am able to use my keyboard and have visible text in all other sites and applications. I am also able to type in this forum and type in my login information. How do I fix this so that I am able to add text to the photo I am editing?

    • #11479 Reply
      RibbetRibbet
      Keymaster

      Hi Breanna,

      Thanks for reaching out to us! You should be able to type into the Type Text Here box by first clicking it, then typing. Then by clicking ADD it should add the text to your image. Does that work?

      Regards – The Ribbet Team

      • #11480 Reply
        Breanna
        Guest

        That is the area that I am referring to. It does not work. When clicking in that area the cursor shows but my text does not.

      • #11482 Reply
        RibbetRibbet
        Keymaster

        Thanks for getting back to us. That’s really strange.

        Is it correct that you’re using Chrome on Windows 10? Also do any of the following work:

        – Typing into other fields, such as the File Name field when saving or the Dimensions fields when resizing or creating a Blank Canvas?
        – Another web browser?
        – Exiting Chrome completely and relaunching it?

        Based on your answers we’ll investigate further and try to resolve it ASAP. Right now it’s working fine from here on Windows 10 Chrome.

        Regards – The Ribbet Team

    • #18538 Reply
      Denita L Arnold
      Guest

      How do you add color to text? White doesn’t show on frame!

      • #18543 Reply
        RibbetRibbet
        Keymaster

        Hi Denita,

        Thanks for reaching out to us! After you add Text to your photo (or when you click on a piece of existing Text), a Text Properties dialog appears. At the top of this dialog is a color selection rectangle where you can choose the Text’s color.

        Let us know if you have any other questions!

        Regards – The Ribbet Team

      • #18547 Reply
        Denita L Arnold
        Guest

        Thanks! I found out as soon as I added the text to my photo. I hadn’t
        used Ribbet in a long time, so I had forgot.

    • #19052 Reply
      Mary Schiller
      Guest

      This happens from time to time and it drives me nuts! — the letters won’t all fit in the text box for some reason. If I try to make it smaller text, it stays the same, only smaller. If I try to stretch the text box, it just makes the whole thing bigger and the letters on the ends still don’t show. SO aggravating!

      • #19056 Reply
        RibbetRibbet
        Keymaster

        Hi Mary,

        Thanks for reaching out to us!

        This will be related to the specific font being used. Which font is causing this issue in this case? One thing that can help is adding spaces before/after your text, or Enter keys.

        Regards – The Ribbet Team

      • #19057 Reply
        Mary Schiller
        Guest

        Thank you! That makes sense. I’ll try that next time. I changed fonts and it worked with my second choice. My first choice, and one of my favorites, is FELIX TILTING. Thank you so much for your help. I appreciate it!

      • #19059 Reply
        RibbetRibbet
        Keymaster

        That’s a pleasure! One other thing: It could also be the version of the font you install. I downloaded FELIX TILTING from here and it worked fine for me across a number of different letter combinations. It’s possible though that there are some specific combinations of words that would cause the issue on this version of the font as well.

        Regards – The Ribbet Team

    • #19060 Reply
      Mary
      Guest

      Thanks again!

    • #19447 Reply
      Ian
      Guest

      How do I add a white outline to my text so it stands out on top of an image?

      • #19450 Reply
        RibbetRibbet
        Keymaster

        Hi Ian,

        Thanks for reaching out to us! In the current desktop/web version of Ribbet, this isn’t possible, however it is currently possible on our mobile app (2nd item on the Text toolbar that shows after you add some text).

        In our new version of Ribbet for web, which we’re working on, this option is included. If you’re interested in becoming a beta tester of this, you can sign up to become an early, beta tester here.

        One thing some Ribbet for web users currently do is add a rectangle sticker behind their text (from the Stickers > Geometric group). This can be faded to create quite a nice effect.

        Or, let us know if you have any questions.

        Regards – The Ribbet Team

    • #22425 Reply
      Tina
      Guest

      First-time Ribbit user here and I’ve been having the exact same issue. There is no “type text here” box that shows up (tried separately on Chrome and Firefox), so I haven’t been able to use any text options at all. Really frustrating.

      • #22431 Reply
        RibbetRibbet
        Keymaster

        Hi Tina,

        So sorry to hear that! Here is a screenshot showing the Type Text Here box. Note that you first have to select “Text” on the thin left bar, then it will be available.

        Any further questions, please let us know!

        – Regards, The Ribbet Team

    • #22801 Reply
      Shadow
      Guest

      Hello, how do i see the photos that i have saved? I edited a picture to make a layout but i cant seem to find it please help?!

      ~Shadow~

      • #22803 Reply
        RibbetRibbet
        Keymaster

        Hi Shadow,

        You can find them on the PHOTOS tab (top bar) > History tab (left bar).

        If you need any help specific to your account, you can also reach out to us at https://ribbet.com/contactus.

        Thanks!
        – The Ribbet Team

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