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How is the highlight color of a text style edited in Writer? [closed]

asked 2012-03-18 09:57:36 +0100

TJ Meneses gravatar image

updated 2020-10-06 14:35:25 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I just recently had a problem with my Text Body style in one document. It unfortunately appears to have been modified without my knowing, and now when I use it for text within that document, it becomes italicized, the font turns light gray, and the highlight color is green (instead of the default invisible).

By editing the style, I could return the font color back to black and remove the italics, but there's one thing option I couldn't find in the dialogue box: highlight color. Sure, there's background color, but it's completely different (not that I didn't try to change the highlighting using that option).

Where's the option to change highlight color?

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answered 2012-03-18 10:26:25 +0100

Alexander Wilms gravatar image

The highlight color is defined in a character style, not a paragraph style.

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Yeah, I read a bit about that, but when I tried to clear the character style of the text, it was still green. Also, I don't know for others but the fact that the highlight color is defined as a character background color is a little unintuitive, at least compared to being its own color.

TJ Meneses gravatar imageTJ Meneses ( 2012-03-30 16:48:02 +0100 )edit

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