Linked by the_randymon on Thu 10th Jan 2013 22:17 UTC
Features, Office For years, developers decried the tight fist Sun kept on the development of its office suite, preventing the hacker culture from improving its software. So now that LibreOffice is, well, free, it's not surprising to see one ambitious hacker has developed a mechanism for theming it. Let's have a round of applause for Jan Holesovsky, whose patch in the upcoming 4.0 edition of LibreOffice allows you to style LibreOffice using FireFox Personae. Holesovsky's blog is full of other interesting UI changes made to LibreOffice, proof perhaps that letting hackers hack is the best way to keep your project improving.
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RE[2]: Excellent
by _txf_ on Thu 10th Jan 2013 23:58 UTC in reply to "RE: Excellent"
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I'm hoping for easier icon changing. For some reason, OOo refuses to accept my icon changes in KDE, even though Gtk+ is properly configured.


That is because Libre Office does not use GTK. It has its own toolkit so it makes direct theming changes not work all that well

Edited 2013-01-11 00:00 UTC

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