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Christian HERVE

Average: 4.2 (5 votes)

Calc, Writer, Draw
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Mittwoch, 7 Oktober, 2009 - 07:29
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This very simple extension allows you to view and change the background color of cells and styles (Calc), shapes and styles (draw Writer). Now working with the background color of text and paragraphs (Writer) . In all these cases, on the active selection.
At the opening, the color of the first cell or first form is displayed with the RGB value in decimal or hexadecimal. It is possible to vary the sliders of each base color or three simultaneously using the top slider, this way you vary the intensity of the color while keeping the same tone.
For example you can use the color palette of ColorZilla and copy and paste the hex value of ColorZilla to hex in the RGB window.
You can extend the color of a cell to adjacent cells by selecting all the cells in question before calling the macro rgb and clicking replace, this way you will not touch any other format attributes.

Cette extension permet de visualiser et de modifier la couleur d'arrière plan des cellules et des styles (calc), des formes (draw Writer). Elle fonctionne aussi avec la couleur de fond du texte et des paragraphes (Writer). Elle agit, toujours, sur la sélection active.
A l'ouverture, la couleur de la première cellule ou de la première forme est affichée avec la valeur RVB en décimal ou en Hexadécimal. Il est possible de faire varier les curseurs de chaque couleur de base ou des trois simultanément via le curseur supérieur, de cette manière vous faite varier l'intensité de la couleur en gardant le même ton.
Vous pouvez par exemple utiliser la palette de couleur de ColorZilla en la conservant active en arrière plan et copier coller la valeur hexadécimale de colorzilla vers le champ hex: de la fenêtre RGB.
Vous pouvez étendre la couleur d'une cellule vers les cellules adjacentes en sélectionnant l'ensemble des cellules concernées avant d'appeler la macro rgb puis en cliquant sur remplacer, de cette manière vous ne touchez pas aux autres attributs de format.


Version Operating system Compatibility Release date
1.20 Windows, Linux 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 12/02/2010 - 13:09 Weitere Informationen Download
1.1.5 System Independent 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 02/11/2009 - 07:22 Weitere Informationen Download
1.1.4 System Independent 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 29/10/2009 - 05:29 Weitere Informationen Download
1.1.1 Windows 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 27/10/2009 - 10:54 Weitere Informationen Download
1.1.0 Windows 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 27/10/2009 - 04:39 Weitere Informationen Download
1.05.5 System Independent 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 14/10/2009 - 04:34 Weitere Informationen Download
1.0.4 System Independent 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 12/10/2009 - 06:08 Weitere Informationen Download
1.03.3 System Independent 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 10/10/2009 - 03:49 Weitere Informationen Download
1.0.2 System Independent 2.x, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 07/10/2009 - 07:41 Weitere Informationen Download


Will this be compatible with Open Office 3.4?

Thank you

Yes, I've upgraded to version 3.4 on Windows XP platform and it works.
You have to activate the RGB extension after installation via the menu Tools / Extension Manager
Best regards.

I'm expenriencing troubles with RGB 1.14 and OOo 3.11 running on Vista 64bit.

If i install that extension then i try to uninstall it, i get this error message:

then if i subsequently try to uninstall or reinstall other extensions i still get other error messages.

i had no troubles at all on a PC running XP.
a freind of mine had no problems using Vista 32bit.

is there any other Vista 64bit user who is experiencing my same troubles with this extension?

Hello, thank you for this great (and important) extension!
I have also trouble with this extension V. 1.15 on Windows7 64bit (OO 3.1.1).
Message: "not supported"
I ignored the fact, that RGB is only compatible with OO 2.2 (see above).
Perhaps next time ... ;-)

It's seem to be a right problem on the file "Paths.xcu", if you look at the end of the message "error=Permission denied[13]"

it seems that problem only affected version 1.14.
i did not encounter any troubles with previous versions and with current 1.15 release.
maybe 1.14 and Vista 64bit were not fully compatibile

How this version can be system independent when the color picker doesn't work in Linux ? The extension works fine except for the color picker.

Thank you for this constructive comment

Replace "Standard.soc" with "standard.soc" in the following code, it is case sensitive on linux environment:
Sub ReadColorSettings()
sxmlURL = CreateUnoService("com.sun.star.util.PathSubstitution")._

or to get color values from "com.sun.star.drawing.ColorTable" service.

It's a great extension.

Now, to translate to spanish copy a file ~/rgb/DialogStrings_en_US.properties and rename to DialogStrings_es.properties

Edit the file and change the line:




And ready.

Eduardo Moreno
TOKONHU de México

Please, add platform to the description.xml for versions 1.1.x because it is only for Windows. Else the update appears in the update manager on other platforms.

I love it!!! It so useful working with Calc!!!

nice to see you keep improving this nice extension with many different and useful upgrades