Logo Usage Guidelines
Logo Usage Guidelines version 1.0
What do we mean by talking about the OpenOffice.org logo?
This is the present OpenOffice.org logo:
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Are you allowed to use the logo?
Because of the necessity to protect the brand OpenOffice.org our logo is not licensed under an open source license. As it is trademarked you are allowed to use it if you follow the Trademark Policy, which allows you to use our brand to refer to our product and our community only. Follow the simple steps to request permission.
How should you use the logo?
Our logo should be presented in a way that refers to our product and/or our community in a respectful and not misleading way. At the same time we want to strengthen the OpenOffice.org brand by providing a consistent visual impression of our logo.
We want to achieve these goals by the rules and recommendations brought together in these guidelines:
Logo Usage Guidelines
These logo usage guidelines are also available in the Branding Usage Guidelines
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White Space Logo
This is the white space that should be left unchanged around the logo:
Example with the Liberation Sans font type.
Logo Black and White
This is a conversion from a 24-bit image to an 8-bit image to obtain the correct color.
Color code of gray:
RGB: R 113 - G 113 - B 113
HEX: # 71 71 71
- Guidelines on using the gulls by themselves (e.g. the gull orb)
100 x 30 pixel (35 x 11 mm)
Never change the color of the logo or use different shades.
Never outline the logo.
Do not place any imagery inside the logo.
Never stretch the logo from it's original form but respect its aspect ratio.
Don't use background colors that negatively affects readability of the logo.
Place and Elements
Do not place the gulls on a different place.
Do not remove the ™ (trademark symbol)
The best font to use in combination with the OpenOffice.org logo is the open font M plus 1p with broad support of non-Latin areas in Unicode.
If a designer is able to do so, we recommend to round the rectangular dots in the font when creating a graphical work containing this font.
Logo Usage Guidelines Proposals
Members of the Branding initiative have proposed additional logo usage guidelines. Until it is decided if they are accepted, these guidelines will be on the Logo Usage Guideline Proposals wiki page. Bold text