Apple – Support – Discussions – attachment problems …. I didn’t even know this was possible. According to etresoft:
That solved the issue for dogwalker 2.
So Mr. Landau suggests two fixes for this problem.
- Click in the message area of the document and select “Make Plain Text” (Command-Shift-T) from the Format menu. While this tip works, it eliminates any hypertext links contained in the text. If you want to save such links, or otherwise preserve the initial rich text format…
- Cut the entire text (using Command-A followed by Command-X) and press the Delete key. This removes the black background. Next, use Option-Shift-Command-V to paste back the cut text. The text will now be readable, with links preserved.
Barry has a couple of good suggestions. Sort of obvious when you think about it. One way is to narrow the size of the column.
You can see a picture in this thread. You may be experiencing this problem if you use cheap fonts that may not have been properly made. Try disabling all fonts you have loaded and restart and see if the same behavior occurs. Bee has the solution.