Fw: Green and Red highlights in the menus

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 26 16:49:47 BST 2009

On Wednesday 26 August 2009 16:00:31 Sue Harris wrote:
> Somehow the KDE menus started having green and red highlights.
> I don't know how to explain this without sending a screen shot of it. And
> any attachment makes this message too big.
> If the attachments don't go through, the one thing I can describe is the
> main menu at the top has (!) in front of each menu and looks like this:
> (!)File    (!)Sessions   (!)New   (!)Bookmarks   (!)Desktop   (!)Windows  
> (!)Help
> Then if I hover over one of them (e.g. (!)Bookmarks) the (!)B changes to B,
> highlighted in green.
> (!)File    (!)Sessions   (!)New   Bookmarks   (!)Desktop   (!)Windows  
> (!)Help
> And if I click on Bookmarks, the dropdown menu has similar green
> highlighting on all the underlined letters.
> The highlights are very distracting.
> How do I make the KDE menus go back to normal?
> I am running ArkLinux but I don't think that is the problem because only
> the KDE menus are affected. No other applications are affected.
> I looked through the KDE Help file including the FAQ pages and can't find
> anything that talks about this. I am a novice with KDE, so any help you can
> give would be much appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Sue

Sue, can you post a screenshot on pastebin?  If you have KDE4 there is a 
widget for it, if not, you can just go to pastebin in a browser, and add your 

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