Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 107516
ooffice doesn't pick up gnome colors
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:58:34 EDT
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Description of problem:
By default ooffice uses a ugly color palette which reminds me of motif. ooffice
1.0.2 picks up the gnome colors which look much better, but 1.1.0 doesn't.
A workaround is
xprop -root -format GNOME_SM_PROXY 8i -set GNOME_SM_PROXY 1
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Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: Ugly color palette
Expected Results: Gnome like color palette
Can you give me some more details on your current setup and system? Every box
I've tried 1.1 on results in the colors matching the current GNOME theme, even
when I've changed the theme the colors dynamically update to that theme's
colors. Need to figure out why yours aren't doing the same since its always
worked for me. Which window manager are you running too?
There should be another process running called "getstyle-gnome" or
"gnome-getstyle" (I can't remember which). This is the process that picks up
the color differences.
I am using Gnome 2.4 with Sawfish. The program name you are looking for is
getstyle-gnome. It exists but I don't see it running. I do get the error message
below every time I run ooffice. I tried switching back to metacity with the same
sed: can't read
No such file or directory
The error is known and to be solved in 1.1.0-3.
Can you post the permissions on getstyle-gnome for me?
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 7316 Oct 8 07:32
Please try current OOo 1.1.0, and reopen if problem still occurs