Hello, Having a confusing time here wondering where my text tool's color-select function went awry. I created multiple images which included use of the text-tool with various colors, filters, etc. Until yesterday everything worked fine. Now, my selected color appears, as selected, in the pallet window, and the toolbox window, but in the actual image window the text appears in the default color of black no matter what. Is this eventual crapping-out of the text-tool's color-select function a known bug - is there a known fix/patch ? I reinstalled Gimp over the previous install, to no improvement. I then UNinstalled GIMP completely. Ran a discsweep/clean utility and etc then rebooted then REINSTALLED fresh... and still this problem persists. Any helpful feedback replies welcome. Thank you. -best wishes- PS - I am running Windows XP (SP3 with latest updates) and have just realized one thing I have not done so far is try using System Restore. but I don't really want to do that if at all unnecessary because restoring back to that restore point will restore more than just this (fix) alone if you catch my meaning..I don't really look fwd to the extra unwanted restored baggage. thanks again..