[Libreoffice-bugs] [Bug 31251] New: Make the default page look better

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Sun Oct 31 01:49:14 PDT 2010


           Summary: Make the default page look better
           Product: LibreOffice
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: medium
         Component: libreoffice
        AssignedTo: libreoffice-bugs at lists.freedesktop.org
        ReportedBy: rugby471 at gmail.com

Created an attachment (id=39920)
 --> (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=39920)
Mockup of improved look

The default page in LibreOffice currently look a bit outdated. Whilst the inner
border to signify the print area looks fine, the dark border of the whole page
and the garish drop shadow look very Windows 95.

This is a bad first impression for every user, and instead it should give an
image of a modern and usable office suite.

Attached is a mockup of what I think the page should instead look like, on the
left is the current look, with my proposed look on the right.
I have simply made the outer border the same colour as the inner border, and
then added a shadow with no offset, with a slight gaussian blur and a low

Any comments?

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