Thank you for the reply Rémy - I am bottom posting replies
On 1/27/22 5:58 PM, Remy Gauthier wrote:
Yes, I have done exactly that and it works most of the time. Regarding
this particular cell, which is the sole cell in the table: When the
background color is changed, that change is only apparent in a narrow
area next to the border.
Have you tried to select the cell by itself before trying to change
its color? Changing the color of one cell is sometimes a bit tricky.
First, position your cursor in the cell and do Table > Select > Cell,
followed by Table > Properties > Background. From there you should be
able to select the color.
This phenomena has prompted me to speculate that some sort of
highlighting has inadvertently been applied to the text, but if my
speculation is correct, I have not been able to change or disable
highlighting for that text.
Note that I am using LO 7.2 on Fedora downloaded from the LO site. I
seem to remember some past issues with table formatting in previous
versions but I am not sure if it dealt with text or table formatting.
I hope this helps.
Le jeudi 27 janvier 2022 à 14:02 -0900, Tim Johnson a écrit :
version 18.104.22.168 on ubuntu linux
I am unable to change the background color of a table cell, once an
initial color is selected.
I suspect that this may be solved by modifying text highlighting.
However I am unable to find any way to turn on or off text highlighting.
No icon appears to be present that would control such a process. I have
looked through all of the drop down menus and so far, have not found the
Any help would be most welcome.
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