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asked 2021-05-07 09:37:47 +0200

Janus49 gravatar image

updated 2021-05-07 09:45:16 +0200

Hello I m using LibreOffice and I have several questions:

First of all how to change the background to look like this :

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If I could even personalize it I d be so happy

The toolbar as well in blue moon :-)

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Please don't post an answer if it is not a solution to your initial question. Thank you.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2021-05-07 10:15:50 +0200 )edit

Add the name of the operating system to the question, and if it is Linux, also the graphics system used (e.g. X Windows, Wayland), the window manager (e.g. KDE, Gnome, XFCE), the theme (e.g. Adwaita, Clearlooks, Mist) and the version LibreOffice. Do NOT use the answer for this.

Astur gravatar imageAstur ( 2021-05-07 17:02:09 +0200 )edit

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answered 2021-05-07 09:48:17 +0200

ajlittoz gravatar image

updated 2021-05-07 10:02:26 +0200

For general look and feel, change the OS desktop theme. Many UI "parts" in LO retrieve the OS theme.

The remaining "LO-private" aspect is controlled from Tools>Options, LibreOffice>Application Colors.


It appears that OP requires a bi-color background with a diagonal separation between colors.

Unfortunately, this is not possible. To achieve this, a custom window manager (WM) is needed. LO uses whatever WM is available on the host system. Selecting a WM is done in the OS; LO is fully transparent about it.

If you are a programmer, you can have a try at it. But be prepared for difficulties.

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answered from @Janus49:

Hey thx But I don t see how I can do it to have a triangle

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2021-05-07 10:14:18 +0200 )edit

@ebot Initial concept: run the graphics system in a separate process for LO only. Change the parameters passed to WM accordingly.

I have no idea how to do this. The last time I played with this was thirty years ago ...

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Astur gravatar imageAstur ( 2021-05-07 17:05:45 +0200 )edit

@Astur: ebot is not the comment author. He only transferred Janus49's "non-answer" into a comment. You should ring Janus49 instead (but this is implicit because he owns the question).


ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2021-05-07 17:13:02 +0200 )edit
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