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Re: [libreoffice-users] Font colors on Windows vs. Linux

I notice the same thing, but my linux version is 6.3 from the openSUSE
repository and not the LO website and the win 10 install is 6.4 so I
could not say that that hasn't caused the difference. I have noticed the
palettes changing over time and a while back I created my own custom
palette (including company branding colours) so I could have consistency.

On 02/03/2020 07:19, Cuyahoga Falls wrote:
> I have two laptops running LibreOffice. One is a Sony Vaio with LO
> 6.0.6.x and Linux Mint 18. The other is a Lenovo with LO 6.0.7.x and
> Windows 10.
> I recently opened an Impress Presentation on my Windows machine to
> work on. At one point, I wanted to change the color of my font on one
> of my slides. I went to the font color icon on the toolbar and clicked
> the down arrow. I immediately noticed that the selection of available
> colors was different that that available on my Linux computer.
> To be more specific, if I click on the font color icon on the Windows
> computer, I get a selection of available colors arranged in 12 columns
> by 10 rows. For this example, I am using the colors available in the
> palette called "standard." The top row shows 12 shades of gray. In the
> second row, the color choices are "Yellow," "Gold," "Orange," "Brick,"
> "Red," "Magenta," "Purple," "Indigo," "Blue," "Teal," "Green," and
> "Lime." Then under each color column are boxes called Light <color> or
> Dark <color> followed by a number. So, for example, if I look at the
> "Blue" column, the top color is represented simply as "Blue." Below it
> are color boxes called "Light Blue 4," Light Blue 3," and so on down
> to "Light Blue 1," then followed by "Dark Blue 1," up to "Dark Blue
> 4." Each column is similarly arranged under its respective color.
> On my Linux computer, the "standard" palette consists of 12 columns by
> 15 rows of colors. The color row below the row of gray, is represented
> by the colors, "Yellow," "Orange," "Red," "Pink," "Magenta," "Purple,"
> "Blue," "Sky Blue," "Cyan," "Turquoise," "Green," and "Yellow Green."
> Then below each main color are boxes ranging from <Color> 1 to <Color>
> 9 with no light or dark designations.
> In short, the "standard" font color palette on LO in Windows is
> different from the "standard" palette on LO in Linux Mint. Moreover,
> the color represented as "Blue" on my Windows machine is decidedly
> different than the color called "Blue" on the Linux machine.
> I must say I have been using both computers for over a year now and I
> often share LO files between the two computers. It was only recently
> -- in the past week -- that I noticed the difference in standard color
> palettes. I could have sworn that the two palettes were the same in
> the past, but I can't think of anything I could have done to cause the
> Windows LO "standard" color palette to suddenly change.
> In an attempt to "fix" things, I downloaded and installed LO
> to my Windows computer, and also renamed my user profile. Neither had
> any effect on the way the "standard" font-color is represented.
> I know this is longer than anyone would like, but if anyone can
> confirm similar behavior on their Windows vs. Linux installations of
> LO, or recommend any action, I would appreciate it.
> Virgil

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Re: [libreoffice-users] Font colors on Windows vs. LinuxDan Lewis <elderdanlewis@gmail.com>
[libreoffice-users] Font colors on Windows vs. LinuxCuyahoga Falls <cuyfalls@hotmail.com>
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