Celebrate Document Freedom Day: new theme for LibreOffice and Firefox

Today Collabora joins freedom advocates around the world to celebrate Document Freedom Day 2015. To help spread the message about the value of Open Standards we’ve rebranded our website, commissioned a special theme for LibreOffice, Firefox, and Thunderbird, and lined up an important announcement for lunch time today.

Screenshot of Document Freedom Day theme of libreoffice-from-collabora.com
Our special web theme for today’s celebration

LibreOffice’s new clothes

If you’re using LibreOffice 4 then you can install new themes with just a few clicks. Today we release a Document Freedom Day theme for LibreOffice — follow the simple instructions below to install it. Many of this year’s Document Freedom Day events will demonstrate LibreOffice as an ideal entry point to ODF document editing — look out for the theme at an event near you!

LibreOffice using Collabora's Document Freedom Day theme
The new LibreOffice theme in action

Theme installation

LibreOffice themes uses the same system as Mozilla Firefox. To install the theme in LibreOffice simply:

  1. Click on the “Tools” menu in LibreOffice
  2. Select “Options”
  3. In the pop-up window that appears click “Personalization” in the left pane under “LibreOffice”
  4. Under “Firefox Themes” select “Own theme”
  5. Click “Select Theme and paste the following theme address into the box:

The theme also works for Firefox and Thunderbird – just visit the link above and click “Add to Firefox”.

Screenshot of LibreOffice setting up a new theme
Selecting a new theme in LibreOffice

More to come

More news is on it’s way — check back this afternoon for a major announcement that’s set to change open productivity.