Bug 151331 - Using "Dark colours" in Windows leads to drop-down menus having dark text on dark backgrounds after I un-sleep my laptop
Summary: Using "Dark colours" in Windows leads to drop-down menus having dark text on ...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 150564
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Windows-Dark-Mode
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Reported: 2022-10-04 13:30 UTC by Phil Moore
Modified: 2022-10-05 13:14 UTC (History)
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Description Phil Moore 2022-10-04 13:30:14 UTC
Windows 10; Intel x64; LO

Steps to Reproduce:
Steps to reproduce:
0) In Windows, go to Settings app
1) Select "Personalisation" then "Colours" menu item
2) Set 'Choose your colour' drop-down to "Dark"
3) Start Libreoffice, say Calc or Writer
4) Select 'File' drop-down menu
5) What I see: the menu has a light background & dark text
6) Sleep my machine (close laptop lid) for 1 minute
7) Wake my machine
8) Hit space to dismiss the windows lock screen
9) From LO, select (for example) 'File' drop-down menu

Actual Results:
the "File" menu has a dark background & dark text, making it very hard to read

Expected Results:
the "file" menu has a light background & dark text, as it did in step (5)

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: Yes

Additional Info:
Further observations:
a) Restarting LO resets the menus back to light background
b) Switching Windows from 'Choose your colour': "Dark" to "Light" makes menus go back to having light backgrounds again, even if you don't restart LO.

This seems to be something to do with how themes are applied hierarchically from Windows, and potentially how they get reapplied on awaking from sleep. Perhaps there is a setting in LO that can work round this, but I've not found it yet.
Comment 1 Phil Moore 2022-10-04 13:33:19 UTC
Possible duplicate of https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=150564
Comment 2 Timur 2022-10-05 13:14:40 UTC
Let's mark duplicate, you can follow there.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 150564 ***