Issue ID: 127169
        Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT
           Summary: Enhancement Request - Ability for User to Set Colour
                    of the I-beam (Cursor)
           Product: Writer
           Version: 4.1.3
          Hardware: All
                OS: Windows 7
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: Major
          Priority: P5 (lowest)
         Component: viewing

Created attachment 85737
Screenshot Showing I-beam on Green Document Backgroud Colour

I like to use OpenOffice with the document background colour set to a green
colour. This raises a problem with the I-beam (cursor): the colour of the
I-beam makes it difficult to see on a green background (this is also true if
using other colours for the document background colour). I assume that this
situation arises because giving the user the capability to change the document
background colour the colour of the I-beam was never considered.

Please could someone give the user the capacity to set the colour of the I-beam
so that the user can choose a colour that displays well with their choice of
document background colour.

If this feature was developed I would say that my preference would be for the
I-beam colour setting to be in the same place as the setting that allows the
document background colour to be chosen. (If the I-beam colour was buried
somewhere in Advanced Settings this would be of no use to people new to

So that you can be clear of what I'm speaking about when I refer to the
"I-beam" I have made an attachment to this request.

I have marked this issue as "Major" because in some instances this inability to
change the I-beam colour makes some document background colours impossible to

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