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LO Personalization Theme Not Working [closed]

asked 2015-04-05 20:27:23 +0200

updated 2020-08-19 22:10:51 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I'm using Version: Yosemite. Build ID: c4c7d32d0d49397cad38d62472b0bc8acff48dd6 Locale: en_

The Personalization Themes does not work -- I keep getting an error message that the Firefox link cannot be found. This worked fine in the earlier LO versions. Is this function working in

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Seems the same problem as reported in this https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/s...

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2015-04-05 23:11:32 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-04-06 12:57:29 +0200

petermau gravatar image

This problem and a work-around is documented in bug - Bug 85549 - Personas lost upgrading from 4.3 to 4.4 https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/s... . The Personas can be shown, both header and footer. The problem is the storing of the information. Each Personas theme now has its own folder for example /Gallery/Personas/Peter's Theme/ instead of all the Personas staying in the root /Gallery/Personas/ folder.
The brave can create a new folder, copy the Personas to the folder and then modify the .xcu file PersonasSettings fields to point to the chosen Personas (Themes) files. Always take a backup of the .xcu file first before any modification. Be aware, if you turn off the Theme TOOLS>OPTIONS>PERSONISATION> Default look do not use themes, the settings will be lost and you will need to modify the .xcu file again to restore the theme.

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Thank you for the information....while I'm not thrilled with "bugs" in the app, it's good to find out the problem is not ME.

Desert-Rat gravatar imageDesert-Rat ( 2015-04-06 15:58:01 +0200 )edit

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