View Full Version : Text Missing For Most Menus and Items
October 21st, 2008, 07:47 PM
On my ATV, boxee menu items and menus do not have text. On my MBP I see everything and it's good, but my ATV seems to have corrupted preferences. I first noticed when I tried to change my Region from Australia to US. Then I was getting bad values for the selection, like ?0?.
Should I remove the preferences file? I updated Boxee to the most recent and that did not change anything. If it is corrupt preferences, where are they located?
Thanks for the help.
October 21st, 2008, 07:56 PM
you could try deleting the boxee config folder, but that might not help... boxee stores it's language files in it's app bundle.
the boxee config directroy is here:
i would back it up, just to be safe.
if this fails to resolve the issue, try re-installing boxee, entirely.
also, you should keep in mind that right now, the only 'complete' language for boxee is en-us.
November 30th, 2008, 08:54 PM
I recently updated to 2.3 and the newest version of Boxee. I still don't have the menu items labels (for example the menu when you press the left arrow -> Video, Music, Pictures, Profile, etc.). I see the graphic, but have no text. The same is true when I go into settings.
@AgentLame I appreciate your help, but if I remove the config folder, will Boxee regenerate? I don't think it's my language settings, because I think it's set to the default en-us (which I didn't change).
Could this be a resolution issue? I am running my ATV through HDMI to my flat screen.
I am running Boxee on my MacBook Pro and everything is good, I'm only experiencing this on my ATV.
Thank you for any additional help.
November 30th, 2008, 09:18 PM
but if I remove the config folder, will Boxee regenerate? it will, indeed.
I don't think it's my language settings, because I think it's set to the default en-us (which I didn't change).
i *think* changing the region settings can sometimes affect the lang... there is another post about this, but i can't find it, now. :(
still, deleting the config is the best place to start.
December 1st, 2008, 05:39 AM
this happens when you change the region language from English (even English(US)) try removing the BOXEE directory under ~/Library/Application Support/ and running boxee again..
December 1st, 2008, 12:25 PM
Thanks for the confirmation...I dropped the BOXEE directory and restarted Boxee and all was good. The only drawback to this was that I had to reload all my prefs and custom sources. If this is going to be a known issue for a bit, maybe there is a more specific approach that only blasts the language issues and leaves everything else.
But, I just wanted to pass on the word that this was an acceptable solution to the loss of text on the menus and settings.
December 1st, 2008, 06:48 PM
actually, you could hand edit guisetting.xml... but as i wasn't sure what the the exact issue was, i went with the 'catch-all' fix.
a lot of times it's overkill... but it's also the quickest.
December 4th, 2008, 10:47 AM
I am glad to read it here.
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