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Old 02-28-2004, 06:43 PM   #1
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Open Office look and feel


For the interface color, I feel the color is too bright for me, in Windows, MS office interface color is more like grey, and I feel comfortable for my eyes. Is it possible to change that interface color, I mean like menu background color.

Also, when I use the mouse to point to an icon menu, it has black as background color, and the icon will turn to white, is it possible to change this as well?

In the Tools->Options->OpenOffice.org->view, I can select look and feel, it has mac, windows or something like that, after I change it, it doesn't have too much different though, so do I miss something?

Thanks.
 
Old 02-28-2004, 10:17 PM   #2
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Not quite sure what problem you have run into,
but for me the default colour scheme has a nice,
dark gray interface (pretty much the same colour
that an inactive tab in Mozilla has) ... I don't have
any troubles with icon backgrounds changing colours.

What version of OO are you using? And what's
your version of XFree, which Graphics driver
are you using, what's the gfx card?


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 02-28-2004, 10:49 PM   #3
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I use OO 1.1 and GForce4MX 400(if I remember it correctly). I think the version of XFree and driver are the latest ones.

Also I have another question is that OO will automatically show the complete words that I have typed in the document. I feel that is quite annoying tho. So could you tell me where I can disable that feature?

Thanks.
 
Old 02-29-2004, 01:59 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by ICO
I use OO 1.1 and GForce4MX 400(if I remember it correctly). I think the version of XFree and driver are the latest ones.
No idea what's wrong there, I'd suspect the NVidia
drivers since I have it running on 4 non-NVidia
machines without any problems (Matrox, ATI,
Voodoo3, i845) ...

Quote:
Also I have another question is that OO will automatically show the complete words that I have typed in the document. I feel that is quite annoying tho. So could you tell me where I can disable that feature?
Sheeeesh ... did you even bother looking at the Tools
menu or the help yet? I've never wanted to turn it off
(I find it quite helpful, really), but found the way to turn
it off in 30 seconds ...

Look at Tools -> AutoCorrect/AutoFormat ... in the
following dialog look at the tab AutoCompletion ... un-tick
the top check box.


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 02-29-2004, 02:17 PM   #5
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I think you are more referring to the GUI toolkit of your Desktop Environment rather than messing with cards, try the -> KDE, Gnome, etc... options for GUI style

in KDE Control Center it would be Appearance and Themes > Style
and pick ones like acqua, keramik for Mac styles, or Motif for more bland X window sytle, and .NET I tihnk is the play on Windows sytle

Is that more what you mean?
 
Old 03-01-2004, 02:17 AM   #6
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thanks, Tinkster, noeffort.

I think Tinkster got what I was saying. However, don't know how to change that look and feel.

best regards,
ico
 
Old 03-01-2004, 06:38 AM   #7
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thanks, Tinkster, noeffort.

I think Tinkster got what I was saying. However, don't know how to change that look and feel.

best regards,
ico

well i didn't catch ya mentioning it above, so i'll ask ...
what is your desktop environment ?
maybe the colors are related to the theme/style your using ?
 
Old 03-01-2004, 06:32 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by DrOzz
well i didn't catch ya mentioning it above, so i'll ask ...
what is your desktop environment ?
maybe the colors are related to the theme/style your using ?
yes, you are right, DrOzz, actually noeffort pointed it out before.
I change the theme, now OO looks perfect.

Thank you guys so much.
 
Old 03-06-2004, 02:29 AM   #9
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np =)
 
  


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