Editing pane background colour in KWord not configurable ?

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sat Apr 26 04:12:41 BST 2003

james at gogo.co.nz wrote:
> 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...
> http://www.recwings.com/kdeColour.jpg
> Is there is a way around this or am I doomed to have purple virtual paper ?

I have no idea.  This must be a bug.  But this is the way it 
currently works.  Kword uses: "Standard Background" and I see no 
way to change it.


This message is from the kde mailing list.
Account management:  http://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde.
Archives: http://lists.kde.org/.
More info: http://www.kde.org/faq.html.

More information about the kde mailing list