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How do I change the colour of gridlines? [closed]

asked 2016-05-23 19:53:25 +0100

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I want to darken the gridlines on a spreadsheet and cannot find how yo do this. I found a YouTube video but it was not helpful as there was no audio and the instructor proceeded way too quickly.

Any help much appreciated.

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answered 2016-05-23 20:42:42 +0100

gtomorrow gravatar image

Tools > Options > Application Colors (OSX: Preferences > LibreOffice > Application Colors). Scroll down to "Spreadsheet" and the first option should be "Grid lines". Pick a new color from the drop-down list and you're good to go.

Hope this helps.

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answered 2016-05-24 14:10:19 +0100

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updated 2016-05-24 14:23:58 +0100

Thank you for your response. I have build 5.0.5.2 and under Preferences, LibreOffice I cannot find Application Colors anywhere.

How do I solve this problem?

Thanks for your help.

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In 5.0.5 the option is Appearance

timelord gravatar imagetimelord ( 2016-05-24 14:49:25 +0100 )edit
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answered 2017-05-21 08:42:15 +0100

librebel gravatar image

in LO Version: 5.1.6.2 the menu/path is:

"Tools : Options... : LibreOffice Calc : View : Visual Aids : Color "

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answered 2017-05-20 16:27:30 +0100

Undoubtedly too late to help @jacmac48 but I had the same problem. By accident I came across the answer for my version of LibreOffice (v5.0.6.3).

For Windoze Tools > Options... > LibreOffice > Appearance Scroll down the Custom Colours to find your particular application (Spreadsheet) and change the Grid colour setting to one you like. bd

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