Chart Colours: Bug or expected behaviour

Stéphane Guillou stephane.guillou at
Mon Jan 23 22:51:17 UTC 2023

On 23/1/23 23:33, Toki wrote:
> All:
> Before I file a bug-report, I want to know if this is due to my having 
> a strange setup, or is the expected behaviour, or is a bug other 
> people experience.
> Image is at
> Version: (X86_64) / LibreOffice Community
> Build ID: c0dd1bc3f1a385d110b88e26ece634da94921f58
> CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 5.10; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3
> Locale: en-ZA (en_NZ.UTF-8); UI: en-ZA
> Calc: threaded
> Look at the default colours at >Tools >Options >Charts >Default Colors.
> Look at the colours in the bar chart.
> (The bar chart has the colours this specific chart requires.)
> I tried umpteen times to change the default colours for charts to the 
> colours I use --- the colours in the bar chart.
> Is >Tools >Options >Charts >Default Colors no longer functional?
> jonathon
Hi Toki

You are right, changing the default colours in the Options dialog is not 
persistent anymore. It's a regression as LO 6.1 saves them properly. (I 
tested on Ubuntu 20.04)

Can you please report the bug on Bugzilla? I couldn't find an existing 

Thank you!

Stéphane Guillou
Quality Assurance Analyst | The Document Foundation

Email: stephane.guillou at
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