#1632 SciTE for Windows problem


My apologies but I'm not a programmer/developer.
When I download and unzip this
(available from here http://www.scintilla.org/SciTEDownload.html) and I launch SciTE.exe on my Win7 Pro SP1 x64, I get the attached snapshot.
That is to say a window with only the contours but with the desktop background wallpaper instead of a blank/empty sheet to start working with.
Same thing happens when I try to open a file (script or text).
The last version without this problem is, in my hands, wscite339.
Can you help me?
Thank you in advance.
Best Regards

1 Attachments


  • Neil Hodgson

    Neil Hodgson - 2014-08-04

    The most likely answer is that using Direct2D for drawing is failing on your graphics card. You can return to GDI drawing by adding this setting to your user options file:


  • Nedo

    Nedo - 2014-08-05

    That solved my problem. Thank you very much!

  • Neil Hodgson

    Neil Hodgson - 2014-08-05
    • labels: --> scintilla, direct2d
    • status: open --> open-wont-fix
    • assigned_to: Neil Hodgson
  • Neil Hodgson

    Neil Hodgson - 2015-11-07
    • status: open-wont-fix --> closed-wont-fix

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