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LibreOffice isn't picking up KDE theme/UI [closed]

asked 2014-10-25 17:25:47 +0200

updated 2016-03-05 11:49:03 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

LibreOffice isn't picking up KDE UI elements or theme on my Plasma 5 Fedora 20 system. I think it is using values from .gtkrc-2.0 .gtkrc-2.0-kde4. Usually after installing libreoffice-kde LibreOffice uses KDE themes and UI elements.

Update:- I am using Version: 4.2.6.3 Build ID: 4.2.6.3-8.fc20

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answered 2014-10-25 20:54:59 +0200

oweng gravatar image

updated 2016-03-05 20:54:48 +0200

Themes for KDE v4.x have been essentially unsupported in LO v4.x. Refer this question. Bug fdo#48611 is the related report (the others listed have been marked as duplicates).

EDIT: Now fixed for LO v5.1.

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At least I could use Oxygen theme and dialogs with libreoffice-kde.

sudhirkhanger gravatar imagesudhirkhanger ( 2014-10-27 11:59:25 +0200 )edit
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answered 2014-10-27 11:57:56 +0200

sourcing export OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP="kde4" brings back KDE theme and UI elements on Plasma 5.

I created a file ~/.config/plasma-workspace/env/libreoffice-kde.sh with the following content

#!/bin/sh
export OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP="kde4"

Make file executable

chmod 755 +x ~/.config/plasma-workspace/env/libreoffice-kde.sh
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