Bug#770477: mate-themes: dark themes make parts of libreoffice unreadable

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Tue Nov 25 15:12:09 UTC 2014

Control: severity -1 grave
Control: user -1 debian-accessibility at lists.debian.org
Control: usertags -1 a11y

On  Fr 21 Nov 2014 16:35:02 CET, Ayke van Laethem wrote:

> Package: mate-themes
> Version: 1.9.1-1
> Severity: minor
> Dear Maintainer,
> I am not sure whether this is a mate-themes or a libreoffice bug, but here it
> goes.
> When applying the theme 'BlackMATE' or 'High Contrast Inverse', some parts of
> LibreOffice (the ruler, parts of the status bar) become either hard to see
> (BlackMate) or practically impossible to see (High Contrast Inverse, a theme
> designed for accessibility). I would expect those icons and lines to have a
> lighter color so they're visible on the dark background.
> I think this not only is a theming issue, but also an accessibility issue as
> the High Contrast Inverse theme is affected.
> I have attached two screenshots, one with a light theme (BlueMenta) and one
> with a dark theme (BlackMATE) to see the difference.

I can confirm the reported issue.

Raising the severity to important and tagging as a11y issue.



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