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Under Options, there is no "Colors" tab. How do I add a custom color?

asked 2017-03-10 09:35:11 +0200

b9anders gravatar image

Older tutorials suggest that one goes to Tools -> Options and choose the Colors tab in order to add a custom color to the palette.

I have no Colors tab to choose however. The closest is "background" under the "LibreOffice Writer/Web" header in Options, but this offers no possibility to add a custom color.

How do I do this? I am using on Linux.

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answered 2017-03-10 09:59:54 +0200

Currently, the color picker in any place where you define a color has ability to define a custom color, and to pick a recently-used color. Doesn't it fit your needs?

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Hi - I would add that the many improvements are presented in the release notes.


pierre-yves samyn gravatar imagepierre-yves samyn ( 2017-03-11 09:56:45 +0200 )edit

That is not true, not for the Background tab in the Table Properties dialog in LibreOffice

ke gravatar imageke ( 2017-03-23 16:27:43 +0200 )edit

@ke: yes, you're right; feel free to file an issue at Bugzilla.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-03-23 17:14:42 +0200 )edit

Not for Calc cell backgrounds either. Customization is gone. on Linux.

paul1149 gravatar imagepaul1149 ( 2017-03-25 13:59:03 +0200 )edit

Not for Character Style Highlighting either.

danbrice gravatar imagedanbrice ( 2017-09-03 01:41:56 +0200 )edit

There is no way how to put a name to the color (important) and how to add it to the instatnt custom color list. too bad. (version 6.+)

imcon gravatar imageimcon ( 2019-09-03 21:11:31 +0200 )edit
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