[LINK] OT - OpenOffice printer puzzle

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Tue Nov 13 11:41:02 AEDT 2007

> The problem is that the default text colour in all printing ex OO 
> modules is light blue instead of black.  All relevant control settings 
> in OO indicate it should be black.  The blue is not included in the 
> colour table.  The problem is only with printing ex OO, all other 
> applications are OK.  The problem started about 3 weeks ago, and I am 
> totally mystified what was changed.

The default background colour for an area without a style is Blue 8.
This is actually seen as a feature, see OOo bug 41101.

Mark the area. Format | Area; Area | Fill. Set Fill to None.
Alternatively, and better, apply a style and set the Fill to None in
the stylesheet.

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