Bug 142039 - Using "borders" tool is visibly very difficult on dark themes
Summary: Using "borders" tool is visibly very difficult on dark themes
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
unspecified
Hardware: All Linux (All)
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Blocks: Icon-Themes Options-Dialog-Colours
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Reported: 2021-05-02 13:22 UTC by ominous
Modified: 2021-11-19 10:30 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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LibreOffice Calc Borders Dark Theme Issue (7.20 KB, image/png)
2021-05-02 13:22 UTC, ominous
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Description ominous 2021-05-02 13:22:38 UTC
Created attachment 171592 [details]
LibreOffice Calc Borders Dark Theme Issue

Trying to get borders sorted correctly is very difficult.

It is very difficult for me to tell which tile does what on a dark theme.

Being colour blind might also attribute to this.

Would it be possible to make it more distinct?
Comment 1 Vladislav Kim 2021-07-24 17:21:35 UTC
Hello! Can you please attach the Libre Office version did you use and which color settings you apply?
Comment 2 ominous 2021-07-24 18:44:25 UTC
This was tested on both the latest Debian stable and Linux Mint, using the native dark themes those operating systems provide.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2021-07-25 03:31:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 stragu 2021-07-25 12:25:30 UTC
Hi Ominous! Thank you for the report.

Could you please provide us with one more bit of information:
- which Icon theme are you using? (Found in Tools > Options > LibreOffice > View)
- which version of LibreOffice are you using? (Copy and paste the information in Help > About LibreOffice)

Thank you!
Comment 5 Rizal Muttaqin 2021-11-18 22:55:23 UTC
Hi Omnious, thanks for the report!

From the screenshot you provided, I am pretty sure you are using elementary icon theme. As per now, elementary has no dark variant so I suggest you to switch to another icon theme which provide dark variant such like Breeze or Sifr. Install it from repo:

sudo apt install libreoffice-style-breeze
sudo apt install libreoffice-style-sifr


Or install LibreOffice build from TDF (https://www.libreoffice.org/download/download/)

For now I set this bug won't fix as I have no plan to add elementary dark variant but feel free to give more suggestion
Comment 6 Heiko Tietze 2021-11-19 07:10:51 UTC
(In reply to Rizal Muttaqin from comment #5)
> For now I set this bug won't fix as I have no plan to add elementary dark
> variant but feel free to give more suggestion

We had this topic before in respect to Breeze. And I remember vaguely that a few or even one pixel made a huge difference. Could that be a solution too for Elementary?
Comment 7 Rizal Muttaqin 2021-11-19 10:01:59 UTC
(In reply to Heiko Tietze from comment #6)
> (In reply to Rizal Muttaqin from comment #5)
> > For now I set this bug won't fix as I have no plan to add elementary dark
> > variant but feel free to give more suggestion
> 
> We had this topic before in respect to Breeze. And I remember vaguely that a
> few or even one pixel made a huge difference. Could that be a solution too
> for Elementary?

I don't know which topic do you refer and I don't get it what's "one pixel".
Set to NEW (just for the discussion reason only for now).
Comment 8 Heiko Tietze 2021-11-19 10:30:42 UTC
It was bug 86472, bug 107741 and bug 144637. With one pixel I was referring to moving the lines a bit away from the edge and to make it slightly larger.