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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <ariel.constenla.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users] Re: Colors in Options
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2011 23:32:37 GMT
Hello Eustace,

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 12:19:34AM -0400, Eustace wrote:
> On 2011-09-14 20:22 brucemartin10 wrote:
> >I have created and numerically matched a host of special colours in Oo. I
> >also use them in LibreOffice and on multiple machines and on both XP and 2
> >Fedora (Linux) platforms.
> 
> Yes, the issue of moving the color scheme to another machine is
> another important one, but not of the present moment for me.
> 
> So far I am satisfied with the variety of the colors that are
> provided, and I change only those that are most necessary.
> 
> >There is a colour palette file that you need to enhance, back up and save in
> >a particular way.
> 
> OK, this was not one of my 2 questions, but where can I find
> information about this color palette file?


color palette files are located in the user's directory:

* on linux $HOME/.openoffice.org/3/user/config/

They have the .soc extension (IIRC from StarOffice Color)
The standard color palette is then
~/.openoffice.org/3/user/config/standard.soc

Every color is an XML element:

<draw:color draw:name="Chart 11" draw:color="#c5000b"/>

where:
* draw:name is the UI name
* draw:color is the color in hex RRGGBB format. 
  So #c5000b is RGB(c5, 00, 0b) == (197, 0, 11)

Regards
-- 
Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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