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numbers 08 text showing up white

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Aug 11, 2012 10:48 AM

I installed numbers 08 on mountain lion. all of the text and backgrounds show up white. I did a software update and it did not fix the problem.


anyone else have this problem, or know of a solution?

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion, 2012 model
  • ladines Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Oct 3, 2012 12:34 AM (in response to dj_ttereve)

    I am having the same problem (the images and text all show up washed out), in fact opening many templates causes Numbers to crash. It's also causing my zoom to multiply by 100 (ie instead of 100% it goes to 10000%). Have reinstalled iwork but problem remains. Did you find a solution? Here are some screenshots:


    The washed out effect:

    Numbers Washed Out copy.jpg


    The zoom problem:

    Numbers 08 Zoom Problem copy.jpg

  • ladines Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Oct 3, 2012 12:48 AM (in response to dj_ttereve)

    Well, after digging around I found a solution. Software update doesn't automatically download the latest version of Numbers after installation. Do a search for Numbers version 1.0.3, install it and, in my case at least, the problems were solved (though the zoom still shows 10000% at the bottom the screen the actual zoom is 100%). The interesting thing is you have set Gatekeeper to accept software from "Anywhere" because it claims the update is from an unknown source.


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