Questions about changing the colors of things (usually themes).

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How do I change the color of the taskbar in Windows 10?

In earlier builds of Windows 10, this was possible from the Personalization -> Color and Appearance menu. However, "Color and Appearance" seems to have been removed from the final build. Is it still ...
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My new monitor seems to have a yellowish tint. Is there any way to deal with it?

So I bought a new monitor http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/monitors/LS27D590PS/ZA to connect to my MBA. However it seems to have a quite obvious yellowish tint with its display. I also encountered a ...
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How to backup color schemes from Windows 2000?

I'm planning on a migration of a virtual machine server which requires a completely new install, and I was hoping to retrieve the custom color scheme I was using on it so I could migrate it to the new ...
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How do I superimpose a conditional formated heatmap based on one set of values over a different set of values in Excel 2013

I would like one cell to be formatted with a gradient color based on the value in another cell. For example, I would like cells A1 and A2 to be highlighted based on the values in B1 and B2. If I ...
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Lock color scale (convert to fixed)

I have used conditional formatting to apply a color scale to a range of values. Now I would like to permanently freeze those colors. I have poked around a bit, and can't find event the beginning of ...
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Linux CLI colors wrong output

I have a few different linux systems and some of them the color looks ok and right. Other ones the colors are darker and bold. I have checked my putty settings and output from dircolors and they ...
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How do I fix vim colors in OS X Yosemite?

I've been trying to fix this for weeks, to no avail, and it's been really frustrating. Here is the issue: Fed up with the wrong colors and general plugin mess, I decided to wipe my .vim and ...
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How to Enter Hex Colour Values in Excel?

I've googled the topic and searched on Super User for a preëxistent answer, and yet I cannot for the life of me figure this out. What I want to do is simple: just assign a particular colour in the ...
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How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color?

How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color? MS-DOS is really old, and being the grandpappy of the computers it is really hard to find support for it. I have these tried suggestions from ...
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Color hex-value field is missed

Recently I have installed Photoshop CC. Now I have this color picker window. There is no hex field for color. Where I can find editable field with hex value?
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Is DPI over 600 useful for text quality? [closed]

There are many cheap color laser printers. When it is color, the text quality should be worse than a similar monochrome laser printer. I need some color graphics, but my main need is high quality ...
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Can Windows 8 handle separate color profiles for multiple displays?

I'm currently using a laptop attached to an external monitor. I only ever use one of the displays at a time (external when at home, laptop when on the road). When I'm only using the external monitor, ...
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Can tmux display pretty pane corners?

I'm in the process of picking up tmux, and I'm sure I'll get used to it, but this pointy edge is bothersome. Is there a way to make the corner flush, like this (fixed with gimp)? I know that the ...
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Unknown object in Microsoft Word 2013

I have Word 2013 .docx document with one (or maybe two) object. That object have blue color and I would like to turn it on green. Color in object progressively turns from blue to white and I would ...
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Transforming Color Codes in VBA

I have a bunch of code in excel macro which includes following pattern ; Sheet1.Cells(i, 1).Interior.ColorIndex = 4 Sheet1.Cells(j, 1).Interior.ColorIndex = 4 As you see, I'm painting some cells ...
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Replace highlighting characters with something else

I wish to replace color codes with something else. For example, running cal command i want to get some html tags instead of color codes: July 2015 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 ...
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how do I re-edit text color in Gimp

I want to edit some of the existing text but for the life of me I can't figure out how. I, click on the text tool click into the image, which creates a text box, and type in my text this will ...
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Windows 8.1 window color keeps defaulting to white

On my Windows 8.1 laptop, I have personalized my desktop with a wallpaper slideshow with the Automatic window color setting. However, when the slideshow switches to the next wallpaper, my window color ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7640G inverting colours

I have not been able to find anyone else on the internet that has had this issue, so I am hoping someone will be able to help me out. When you plug in or remove any external device, VGA/HDMI/USB the ...
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Change the Color of Menu Bar while using Aero Theme

I can't find how to change the color of Windows 7 menu bar while using Aero theme. I only want to change the Menu Bar's color. The default Basic and High Contrast Themes themes of Windows 7 can ...
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Pages appearing in black on Firefox Developer Edition

I just installed the latest Firefox Developer's Edition (40.0a2) on one of my VMs, and most web pages are showing up on it (images included) as one big black page of nothing. (It works fine on my host ...
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Excel - can you change the line colour of a Freeze panel divider?

I've been doing a stylistic overhaul of some daily checksheets we use for cross-checking data. The first three rows have been set as a Frozen pane so they remain at the top as you scroll, but ideally ...
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Mutt using elinks to color html and external pager dilemma

These days more and more HTML emails are being unsed. Unfortunately making mutt render html in color via elinks works only partially due to the fact that the internal pager of mutt overwrites the ...
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FFmpeg eq filter complex: Contrast

I am playing with the eq filter in FFmpeg: https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-filters.html#eq Using a command like: ffmpeg -y -loop 1 -i input.jpg -filter_complex "[0:v]eq=1:0:1:1:1:1:1:1[outv]" -map [outv] ...
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Excel VBA - Conditionally format a cell using 2-color scale based on 2 values (max/min) on other cells

I'm trying to write VBA codes to conditionally format (2-color scale) cell A1 based on its value that between is >= cell A2 and <= cell A3. I'm using cells A2 and A3 so I can change the specific ...
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Thunderbird: answer with different color as in Outlook

In thunderbird, I would like to intersperse my answers within the body of the message I am responding to, with all my new text appearing in some other color. I only know a very tedious way of doing ...
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Restore default hyperlink color in MS Office

In the default (blank) MS Word document template, the Hyperlink style definition includes the attribute Font Color: Hyperlink. I have a particular Word document in which the Hyperlink style has been ...
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Apply full vim colorization for bash scripts that have no shebang line

So in my project there are many bash script files that are sourced, but never run directly, so they get no shebang line and no execute bit set. Vim colors them a little bit, but doesn't use the full ...
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Windows 8.1 - How do I change font color for date and time?

I've been looking at this post and the solution says to save a file as Dark.theme with the code: [CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\DefaultIcon] ...
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What do the 16 definable colors in .Xresources do?

I've found an endless supply of themes availble online that use hex-color codes to change how X windows display, but I can't find any documentation that clearly states what each color does. For ...
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programmatic access to current xterm colors

In the thread below programmatic access to current xterm background color Alex North-Keys provides a useful bash script that returns the background color of the current xterm. I'd like to use the ...
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Changing Theme while keeping color/fonts in VS2013

I am reasonably new to Visual Studio, so forgive me if this is very simple. I have adjusted my color and font in the editor window to display exactly how I prefer it to look. What I would like to do ...
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Manually apply f.lux settings to directly to monitor

I recently started my first full-time job (web development), and I've read that applying slight f.lux color settings even during the day can greatly reduce eye strain. I would like to do this, but my ...
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Excel - Lock cells based on color?

I have this excel sheet where i want to protect some cells from formating and editing. All these cells are colored with a specific color. The sheet is very big and therefor i am looking for a way to ...
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Change color of links in dropdown menu of Firefox's address bar

Basically I am having the same problem as Change color of URL in dropdown menu of Firefox's address bar However, the "fix" accepted by the author in that thread involves changing the background ...
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How to change diff color in eclipse in compare mode

Let's say I select a file, then Show in > History then I select a file from the history "commit list" and I select Compare with Workspace: Here, I get gray-white color for the diff. How to ...
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OS X terminal.app selection color when window inactive

I am using a solarized color scheme in terminal.app. When I select text it looks great, and I am able to change the color of the selection in the preferences. But when I move focus to another ...
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Asus X550JK laptop has yellow tint [closed]

My new Asus laptop's display has a yellow tint, but I don't have (or can't find) any Asus Splendid software installed. Could there be anything else?
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Color scheme(s) in Vim not properly working

On Archlinux, using Vim 7.4 (installed with pacman), I tried to use the lucius color scheme. However, the moment I turned it on, all color went away. This happened in the Xfce Terminal emulator under ...
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How to get the RGB or CMYK slider options in “more colors” for Office for Mac 2011?

I have a problem with Mac Word 2011 and the fact that the 'more colors' option only brings up the color wheel and no RGB or CMYK slider options? I have tried all weekend to remedy with a number of ...
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How to convert a pdf into colour? [closed]

I have got a pdf file (text and images) containing pages with colours and pages in black and white (b&w). The file shall be printed, double sided and preserving the colours. Now I am not really ...
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Solarized color scheme did not come out as expected after installation

After I install solarized, the background color didn't come out as expected. vim uses terminal black background instead of using solarized's blue background. My terminal is also set to ...
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Photoshop: How to Remove a Certain Colour from an Image

I am looking for a way to eliminate a colour from an image. I hope to achieve an effect similar to what you can do through Image -> Adjustments -> Black & White. In this, you can use the sliders ...
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Flux changes color quickly

I've been using f.lux which is a desktop color management software which adjusts the color of screen to reduce blues during night time. My understanding is that's meant to slowly adjust the color as ...
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Restoring default color scheme on Windows 8

When I was trying to find some color scheme comfortable for eyes on my Windows 8, I have changed my regedit settings using *.reg file. Unfortunately, I don't like it anymore and I would like to ...
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High contrast theme and Firefox-Font colour issues?

I have turned on high contrast theme in Windows 7, the problem now is the theme is interfering with firefox( no problem with Opera) and the pages loading. For example, the below given is a screenshot ...
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Gnome 3.16: Disable color manager

First, I have Manjaro with Gnome 3.16. By default, my screen looks unreadable, so I put in ~/.profile xcalib -gammacor 1.3 -alter in order to fix it every time I log in. It seems to work, but that ...
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PDF reader with inverted colors or invert colors only on one app?

I'm new to OSX and have a copy of OSX Yosemite. I really like iBooks and Preview, but I need a night theme or the option to invert colors as in Linux with Gnome's Document Viewer. I'm aware that I ...
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Translucent dark colors in windows

There has been an issue bothering me for quite some time and I came here to look for support. On applications on my computer when they display darker colours they seem to be partly translucent. (Link ...
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Why do (esp. background) colors invert when Pasting, but not Inserting, images into documents?

Many images on the Web show an object on a white or transparent background. When that image is copied and pasted into a document (e. g. MS Office Word/Powerpoint), the colors (esp. background colors) ...