Bug 133136 - "color" commands don't seem to do anything, can't assign keyboard shortcut to the background palette
Summary: "color" commands don't seem to do anything, can't assign keyboard shortcut to...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Customize-Dialog-Keyboard Shortcuts-Accelerators
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Reported: 2020-05-18 01:02 UTC by Dan Dascalescu
Modified: 2022-08-28 03:34 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Pressing the shortcut key for most "color" commands does nothing (114.57 KB, image/png)
2020-05-18 01:02 UTC, Dan Dascalescu
custom F3 on background color doing nothing (2.90 MB, video/mp4)
2020-05-18 04:52 UTC, BogdanB

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Description Dan Dascalescu 2020-05-18 01:02:23 UTC
Created attachment 160960 [details]
Pressing the shortcut key for most "color" commands does nothing

The screenshot is pretty explanatory. I'm trying to assign a keyboard shortcut to changing the background color of a cell. I search for all "color" commands in Customize -> Keyboard, but none seem to do anything when I press the shortcut key.

The only one that brings up a dialog is Font color, but I don't want to change the font color, I want to change the background color directly, by dropping down the palette from under the Background Color toolbar icon.

Also, what's the difference between "Background color" and "Highlight color"?
Comment 1 BogdanB 2020-05-18 04:47:09 UTC
In Writer it's easy to see the difference between background color (for a cell) and highlight color (just for text).

I am not sure on Calc. But I supose on the same logic that background is for cell, and highlight is for text in the mean of being different like I found here:

One problem that I found on Version: when searching for info for your bug is that F3 is not saved as a shortcut. 

I confirm your bug, the shortcuts doesn't do anything here.

Build ID: 747b5d0ebf89f41c860ec2a39efd7cb15b54f2d8
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 5.4; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: ro-RO (ro_RO.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: CL
Comment 2 BogdanB 2020-05-18 04:52:20 UTC
Created attachment 160961 [details]
custom F3 on background color doing nothing

Changing F3 to background color doing nothing. See video.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2022-08-28 03:34:16 UTC
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