In all the tutorials I've seen when adding text the default text has a shaded/solid face. My default is just an outline/'faceless'. I'm using 2.80 beta Thanks
Edit 1: Right,the question is why. Thanks for the suggestion and feedback.
Edit 2: Israel -The question is why. I haven't changed any defaults. If you can answer your second question; '../ turn it to solid face?' then that would be a helpful workaround.
Edit 3: This can be closed. I had this problem using Ubuntu (compiled from source) When I installed and tried Blender in Windows it worked correctly. I re-compiled (very easy just make update and make) and moved the userpref.blend. It works. I restored the userpref.blend and it still works. Thanks for the help