Bug #6371

All text rendered as squares in chirp-daily-20190112 (macOS)

Added by Colin Cogle over 3 years ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:Feedback Start date:01/13/2019
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:chirp-daily
Chirp Version:daily Platform:MacOS
Model affected:(All models)


CHIRP prompted me to download and install the latest version of itself, so I did. I replaced 20181205 with 20190112, and now almost all of the text is replaced with squares. I'm not sure if other platforms are affected.

I'm running macOS High Sierra (10.14.2). I get a message upon launch saying Python is not optimized for my Mac and may stop working soon (because it's 32-bit), but that hasn't caused problems before.

Screen Shot 2019-01-13 at 8.10.46 PM.png - Screenshot (393.8 kB) Colin Cogle, 01/13/2019 05:22 pm


Updated by Colin Cogle over 3 years ago

I tried opening chirp-daily-20181205 and still had the same problem. Maybe something in the latest macOS update broke text rendering?

Updated by Bernhard Hailer over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • Priority changed from High to Normal
  • Target version set to chirp-daily

Have you been able to resolve this on your own since you submitted this? Thanks.

Updated by Bernhard Hailer about 2 years ago

Could you please provide a debug log as described in the Wiki: "How To Report Issues"? Thanks! It could provide some indication what Chirp is missing.

Updated by Martin Cooper about 1 year ago

Please try the latest Chirp, available as a MacOS Unified Application. As a self-contained application, the likelihood of external influences messing up the display are minimized, and that may resolve your issue.

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