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changing ctrl+f highlight color [closed]

asked 2012-10-13 05:50:50 +0200

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updated 2013-03-25 00:26:52 +0200

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With one of my Writer updates the Find highlight color got changed. Now when I search for a word I have to change the screen angle to see the highlights around the word I'm looking for. How can I change the ctrl+f highlight color to make it easier to see the key words I'm looking for? Thanks.

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answered 2012-10-13 21:09:49 +0200

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Manj, Thanks. Doesn't change the color but at least I can see the key words easier. Thanks

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The color of the highlighted selection in LibreOffice depends on the corresponding color settings on OS level (Windows).

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2012-10-13 23:49:43 +0200 )edit

answered 2012-10-13 15:16:16 +0200

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updated 2013-04-05 12:47:54 +0200

Maybe related to menu
Tools → Options → LibreOffice → View → Selection →
☑ Transparency xy%.

You may play with the transparency value.

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answered 2013-04-05 12:07:42 +0200

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In OSX the highlight color is changed by going to

System settings => General

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answered 2014-03-02 14:18:32 +0200

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Could someone explain more detailed how to do this in OSX?

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I'm using OSX 10.5.8 "Leopard" because I'm on a G4 here. How I did it was: Went to System Preferences. An Icon that looks like gears is in the dock by default in Leopard. OR, Go to the Apple symbol that should be on the extreme upper left of the screen, click it and select System Preferences. Then go to "Personal" settings section, select "Appearance", then "Highlight color". It will show you several too-pale choices. I chose "Other", then middle of 5 methods, some brighter colors.

Jacobus7 gravatar imageJacobus7 ( 2015-01-09 05:19:54 +0200 )edit

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