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Text object disappears when Fill Mode set to None
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Description

System Information
Windows 10 x64
GTX 950M

Blender Version
Broken:
Date: 2018-12-11
Hash: 70d38a996eb
Branch: blender 2.8 (Beta)

Works:
Date: 2017-9-11
Hash: 5bc8ac9
Branch: blender 2.79 (Official Release)

Short description of error
Setting text object Fill Mode to None makes it disappear. In 2.79 it would make a outline of the text when you select that option.

2.80

2.79

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
1: Add text object
2: Go to object data in properties
3: Select None for Fill Method under Shape panel

Event Timeline

ronan ducluzeau (zeauro) triaged this task as Confirmed, Medium priority.Dec 14 2018, 3:56 PM

Confirmed on 21523b5 under ubuntu 16.04 64bits

User may want to read/write an extruded text in ortho view or convert such text into mesh edges without face fillling.
So, it is better to restore 2.79 behavior.