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I'm unable to keep font color while exporting to pdf in Writer [closed]

asked 2014-07-18 19:04:22 +0200

geeli gravatar image

Font in my odt file is not black but always get exported as black. How can I maintain original font color ?

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
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I made a short video to demonstrate the issue,

geeli gravatar imagegeeli ( 2014-07-19 16:19:21 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-07-19 09:00:59 +0200

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Tools > Options... > LibreOffice > Print > Reduce print data section > ensure "Convert colors to grayscale" is not checked. If that does not work, can you edit the question to upload or link to an example for others to test?

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Additionally, you have to make sure that "Print text in black" is not checked on the Print dialog > LibreOffice Writer.

fmpanico gravatar imagefmpanico ( 2017-10-18 04:08:49 +0200 )edit

Many thanks for this comment and fix. Unchecking "Print text in black" did the trick. Enabled me to publish a technical article in PDF format that I'd spent hours on, without losing all my color-coded syntax. But why is black PDF text the default?!?

gearhead gravatar imagegearhead ( 2020-09-26 05:09:41 +0200 )edit

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