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asked 2016-02-04 15:52:27 +0200

Erthar gravatar image

I opened LibreOffice Writer one day and suddenly the buttons have changed color.

I've tried looking through the options and couldn't find one that would change the color of the text. Could this be a bug?

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answered 2016-02-07 22:38:04 +0200

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It seems that changing the contrast on and off from the Control Panel>Appearance and Personalization>Personalization>High Contrast Themes (I used "High Contrast #1" in this case) was able to 'reset' the menu buttons to its normal, black color.

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good news, thank you for the feedback...

pierre-yves samyn gravatar imagepierre-yves samyn ( 2016-02-08 18:16:59 +0200 )edit

answered 2016-02-07 15:09:42 +0200

pierre-yves samyn gravatar image

updated 2016-02-07 15:15:10 +0200


You indicate in your message the buttons have changed color, but the screenshot shows that these are the menus?

You do not indicated what is your operating system (linux, windows, mac). In theory that shows your screenshot is not managed by LibreOffice, but by the system.

For example, in Windows, Control Panel▸Appearance and Personalization▸Personalization▸Window Color and Appearance▸Advanced settings (french UI sorry if my translation is not good):


Another explanation: problem with Tools▸Options▸LibreOffice▸Accessibility▸Use automatic font color for screen display and/or Automatically detect high contrast (try to check/uncheck).


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