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Two questions - icon name showing & dark theme problem [closed]

asked 2014-02-18 16:30:25 +0100

Justme gravatar image

updated 2020-08-13 12:42:34 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

At the top of Libreoffice where all the commands are: File, Edit, View, etc (sorry, I don't know what you call this area) I am having two problems:

  1. After adding a theme: some of the commands are difficult to read. Is there a way to change the font to Bold or increase the size of the commands like File, Edit, View, etc?

2.Also, somehow I have made a change in Writer where all the icons in the tool bar below the above mention commands now show the icon and the name - ie beside the icon for Open - the name Open shows on the right side. How can I change it back so only the icons show?

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
close date 2016-02-19 11:21:25.026680


What LibreOffice version? There has been a bugfix for LibreOffice 4.1.0: Bug 60542 - Color of menu items does not update to match personas.

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2014-02-18 18:58:41 +0100 )edit

This is just further information, as there is no elegant solution yet, so I am posting it as a comment for now. There was some recent discussion in the ESC minutes mid-January 2014 about the problem of how to cater to both dark themes and accessibility that may be related.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2014-02-18 23:48:54 +0100 )edit

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answered 2014-02-18 18:31:35 +0100

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updated 2014-02-18 18:32:09 +0100

In respect of the 1st part to your question - try Tools\Options/LibreOffice\View and adjust the Scaling

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Thanks. That helped. :-)

Justme gravatar imageJustme ( 2014-02-18 21:35:50 +0100 )edit

answered 2014-02-18 18:10:30 +0100

manj_k gravatar image

Related to 2.

Menu Tools → Customize... → Toolbars
Select the toolbar
Button Toolbar
Select Icons Only
Press OK


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Thanks. That definitely helped. :-)

Justme gravatar imageJustme ( 2014-02-18 21:34:01 +0100 )edit

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