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When I open a document in Libre Office Writer all the toolbar button's titles are black. Anyone seen this before? enter image description here

I can just barely make out what the text is.

It wasn't this way before and I haven't been messing with any settings.

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A Bug report: Bug 40461 - Tooltips get written Black on Black with KDE default theme bound to LibreOffice /


An easier "solution" for this issue is select oxygen cold theme color instead oxygen in System Settings... :-)

Ezim that way libreoffice and other gtk application on toolbar tips look so damn ugly oxygen cold solves that problem easy

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I solved this last night by changing the color of "tool tips" in system settings. – Seth Feb 24 '12 at 18:53
Another Helpful Link on the subject. – Seth Feb 25 '12 at 0:05
I had to change tool-tips-background, I think LibreOffice is getting most settings from theme but tool-tip-forground is black. (that is how it looks to me). In the end I selected doxgen-cold as it has a light tool-tip-baceground, and I did not wont to invent a new untested theme (risking another colour clash) – richard Mar 7 '12 at 10:00

This seems to be a theme color issue with 'tool tips'. Is this only with Libreoffice?

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As far as I can tell its just in Libre Office. I can't find a setting for "tool-tips" or anything like that. – Seth Feb 24 '12 at 5:08

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