Last week installed BBEdit on a new Mac running 10.13.3. A few days later 
it crashed, and afterwards the text on the screen was invisible. I spent 
almost an hour searching for answers and trying to fix it. Wrote to Tech 
Support and they had a simple fix. Figured I'd post the details here so 
that if someone else runs into it, they may get back up quicker. 

Here's the response I got from Tech Support with the solution: 

Thanks for writing in. The symptom you encountered is the result of a bug 
> in the OS. To restore normal operation, please open a Terminal window and 
> run the following command: 
> atsutil server -shutdown 
> This should restore normal operation the next time you start BBEdit; but 
> if it does not please let us know. 
And here are the details of the problem, in my message to BBEdit Support: 

I’ve been using BBEdit since the 90s and just bought a new Mac running 
> 10.13.3. I downloaded and installed BBEdit 12.1.1 a few days ago and used 
> it while setting up my local dev environment. The only thing I customized 
> was to set the color scheme to the light one. Everything was fine.
> Today I opened BBEdit to view a text file that I had created in BBEdit on 
> my old machine. It’s a small file with settings from a Chrome extension. 
> See attached file “speed dial fvd export.txt.” BBEdit crashed. I’ve 
> attached the log file. 
> When I reopened BBEdit, I was able to view the “speed dial fvd export.txt” 
> file, but the text was invisible; it was evidently the same color as the 
> background. I verified that the text was there; I was able to select it and 
> paste it into a browser form input box. 
> I tried changing to a different color scheme, editing the text color, 
> opening different files, resetting everything to factory defaults, 
> restarting BBEdit several times, but nothing worked. The text is invisible 
> on every background for every file. 
> I also tried deleting the BBEdit app and two folders in /Users/me/Library: 
> BBEdit and Application Support/BBEdit. I couldn’t find any more preferences 
> files but evidently there is something hidden somewhere, because a fresh 
> install of BBEdit has the same problem.

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