Text formats not working
Having trouble with the text formats.
It seems that the font and colour I've selected for my "default" style is being applied to all of my text formats, ignoring the other styles I've set. Only the size seems to be applied from the style.
See screenshot where "Sectra 2" should be appearing in the drop-down - but the style shown is clearly not corresponding with the one I've created.
Any help would be appreciated as this is really slowing things down!
Using Chrome on Mac 10.13.6
edgrbnz last edited by edgrbnz
To me this seems like you selected the font (blue rectangle Lausanne-…) beforehand and then applied the text format Sectra 2. This could lead to a
<span>tag in the text which could potentially overwrite the font-family of your desired text-format.
Could you please switch to the code-view (magenta rectangle) an copy paste your code here?
Does this happen in every text section of your website?
Good answer @edgrbnz !!
@edgrbnz thanks for the suggestion but this doesn't seem to be showing up in the code:
<p class="_Sectra 2">Kangaroo Valley,<br />2 hours south of Sydney</p>
The default style of Lausanne 16px is still visible in the selection fields as you can see in this screenshot, this seems to be over-riding the text style. If I change the default text style to another typeface (eg. Sectra) it will default to that one instead.
edgrbnz last edited by edgrbnz
Okay 🤔 that’s strange.
Is there any link to the site in question?
Do you use any kind of custom code?
What file format are your uploaded fonts?
at this point it would help if you could post a link to your website that we can have a look!
I seem to have the same problem;
my default text format gets applied to all my text, ignoring the custom text formats which I've applied. This happened after uploading a webfont but persists even after changing back to a standard font. And it only affects text on pages, in the menu or the sitetitle everything gets applied fine.
As an examlpe:
The vertical Title "AFTER DARK" on the left should be ._site_title (expanded and black) instead of the default format (link: https://leonbricola.com/afterdark)
In the Editor everything looks right:
The text is placed like this (code-view):
<h1 class="_site_title">AFTER<br />DARK</h1>
If I inspect the text in the browser it seems as if the custom format gets applied but overwritten by the default format of the
Here's the screenshot of my inspector:
I'm not sure but I feel like the
.lay-textformat-parent > *
overwrites everything that I've applied with custom text formats…
@rospax did you eventually find a solution that worked for you? Or does anybody else have an idea what the problem might be?
In case that could be relevant here are the two text formats:
Will Forward this as its Likely a Bug! :)
Making sure you don't have any custom JS that may be interfering?
& Lay Theme, Wordpress & lay theme's Plugins are all up to date?
You don't have any third-party plugins that when de-activated resolve the issue
You cannot use a " " space for a textformat's name.
This is what I have to say about your Textformat "Sectra 2"
I thought I built in a check that prevents people from creating a textformat that uses a space in it.
And I did indeed:
Textformats that use a space won't work. I'm curious to how you were able to add a textformat with a space in it's name.
I think I know now why this bug happens :O
Lately it has become possible to change the order of Textformats via drag and drop in lay options -> textformats.
If the textformat ._Default will be after your custom textformats it will overwrite them, it seems. It should be at the top of the list.
I'll need to fix this and make it work regardless of the order.
if you update Lay Theme now it should work again
Yes! While changing the font I cleaned up my textformats and moved the default format down the list after I noticed thats possible… So that was the problem, putting it back up in the list solved it as you suggested.
And after updating the theme it now works in any order! many many thanks!
Great to hear, thanks for following up :)
Have a wonderful day Léon, & best wishes
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