Where did the shadows go?

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Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:20 am Post

I used to demarcate my notes with a shadow. That was my default. Now I notice that clicking the checkbox "shadow" has no effect. And also, when I open old scapples, that the shadows have disappeared.
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Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:10 pm Post

Shadows seem to be working fine here (10.14.6, Scapple version 1.3.3). Have you tried a quick reinstall to make sure nothing is wrong with the installation?
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:18 pm Post

I’ll try that. Thanks!
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Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:08 pm Post

Didn’t help. Went through the process of re-install Scapple (which was quite awkward as it is impossible to download the program wo buying it again; had to download 1.3.2 and upgrade it to 1.3.3). Still no shadows though, so I’ll live with that.
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Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:35 pm Post

That’s strange, where did you run into a “pay wall” for downloading the software? It should be readily obtainable from this page.

Do you use any accessibility settings that might alter the display of subtle shading? For example, the Display contrast slider, in System Preferences: Accessibility: Display, can certainly knock out shadows. I suppose even a “stressed” monitor calibration could cause that, or a display filter like Flux?
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Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:41 pm Post

Funny (peculiar, not ha, ha!). Obviously if I have Safari locked to the right half of my screen, what I get if I click your link is iOS version of your page. When I expended the page to full screen, the content changed to the desk-top version, where as you say I can download the program. :roll:

I'll go on procrastinating over the shade.

Thanks!
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Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:25 pm Post

Ah! Yeah, we really need to get that fixed. :oops:
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