Editing pane background colour in KWord not configurable ?

james at gogo.co.nz james at gogo.co.nz
Sat Apr 26 03:14:27 BST 2003

Hi all,
	I havn't been using KDE long (well, I used to use it years ago, but after a 
rough experience with Gnome2 I decided to come back, and pleasantly surprised 
by KDE's completeness I am), and I've been playing around with my colour 
(color to the americans among us) scheme, I tend to like dark backgrounds and 
light text for most things, which is reasonably unusual as prety much 
everybody sticks with the standard white background - ick, sunburn city if 
you ask me.

	Now, all is good, I've set my standard background colour to nice dark colour, 
and my text colour to a light one.  Of course, when I'm editing code I like 
completely the opposite and Quanta is happy to ablige for that.

	Now, my problem is with KWord,  when I'm editing something that is supposed 
to be WYSIWYG I don't want the paper-colour represented by KWord to be my 
nice standard mauve background, and the text colour to be white - that's 
crazy, it doesn't print mauve out of the printer and I shouldn't see it like 
that on screen (not to mention it looks crap).  But I don't seem to be able 
to find any way of changing that ?!

I've put a screen-grab up so you can see what I'm talking about...

Is there is a way around this or am I doomed to have purple virtual paper ?

James Sleeman

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