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

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hovering table of contents and changing element's backround-color

I want the following thing in Microsoft Word. If I hover the table of contents or figures or a hyperlink, the element's background-color will change.Now, it appears only a hand when hovering. In ...
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How to insert a black and white (i.e. no color information) image to Microsoft Word?

When printing a document on a printer with separate color and bw page counters for billing purposes, it's important to get the printer to not print color unless absolutely necessary. In this case I'...
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Want to print “as color” on a black and white printer [closed]

I have 2 black and white printers, and I want to print a color document. When I print with one of them, the print preview shows me color, and the black and white hard copy it prints is to my liking. ...
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How to programmatically set the title text color in the OSX Terminal?

I have a script that runs in a tabbed terminal window which will periodically update the tab's title with some text using: printf '\e]1;Some Text\a' This works great, but I'd like to take to take ...
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is my ethernet cable color placement wrong?

so i have my internet from my neighbor for free (thank you kind neighbor :D )... he changed the cable with new one yesterday but i needed another cable for another computer so i did it myself... so i ...
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Do light colored computers generate less heat [closed]

I know that anything black absorbs heat while anything white reflects heat.So my HP Pavilion g7 2269wm (recently cleaned) is black and heats up-to 88C, but I have a light grey Sony VAIO VGN-NR120E and ...
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Lynx colorscheme reading issue

I just start using the text-based Lynx browser, and a part of the interface is very hard to read like you can see on this screenshot: How can I fix that?
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How do I change the colour of context menu in Windows 10?

I'd like to change the colour of the background of context menu in Windows 10. My current colour is gray: I have seen over the Internet that this colour could be white, as in this photo: How do ...
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Word 2016 Printing background colour

I want to print a document including the background colour. I can get the background colour fine, but there is a coloured box around all text and images - like a highlight on screen. This isn't ...
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How I get normal colors in c:/windows/system32/cmd.exe without reseting others settings [duplicate]

Currently when I use cmd.exe the red color is too dark and the blue and green colors don't apears. In other computers I don't have this problem. Using c:/windows/syswow64/cmd.exe in my computer I don'...
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Windows 7 Pavilion - White ares with vertical, pink, flickering pixels - Green areas with green, vertical moving pixels

I have a windows 7 Pavilion, HP laptop that's been having issues for a month or so. It started after the laptop fell from my bedside, around a 2 foot drop onto the corner near the vent fan, and ...
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Program won't allow the option to change a font color in the xml file

So basically, I am new to xml, and I'm attempting to make a custom theme for a desktop icon organizing program called Nimi Places. In the theme folder where all the xml files are that hold each theme'...
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Strange prompt color issue with Solarized and OSX 10.11 Terminal.app

I am trying out some Terminal.app customization and have switched from the stock bash to zsh with oh-my-zsh. I have installed patched Powerline fonts and the a port of Solarized theme for the 256-...
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VIM: How to set default color on search based syntax highlighting

Currently my /etc/vimrc file is set to the following: ( if &t_Co > 2 || has("gui_running") syntax on set hlsearch endif filetype plugin on if &term=="xterm" set t_Co=8 set t_Sb=^[[4%...
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color print job where one has to pay for color

Document: 2 legal size pages, color graphic on 1/2 of one page Print job is 2 legal pages, front/back, with one color graphic. All other graphics are either grey scale or black & white. Both ...
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Finding what is specifically wrong with resolution on TV-as-monitor

Apart from my regular monitor (Acer GN246HL), I'm using a little TV (Memorex MLT1931) as a second monitor (through HDMI -- my graphics card is an AMD Radeon 7800 series -- device manager/radeon ...
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Iterm 3.0.2 no colors when using ls

I recently upgraded to Iterm 3.0.2 and I noticed that on my local session, both files and directories have the same color when I use ls. This happened in Iterm2, which I fixed by using this answer: ...
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Changing background in Word 2010 doesn't change some text

When changing a word document to display a black background ( changing the page color ), not all the black text changes to white. It happens on different sections of the document and even part way ...
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Is there any way to make white backgrounds dark besides inverting?

For example, when I just google something or even here on stackexchange.com or reddit.com (or youtube, most any website really), everybody insists on making the background completely white, which is ...
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Do blue light filters actually reduce blue light?

I'm using redshift to reduce the blue light of my computer screen, which is supposed to be more relaxing for the eyes. So I wander, if the screen is visibly more reddish, does that mean that there is ...
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Changing File Explorer Background Color Windows 8.1

I want to change the white flourish background color of default file explorer in Windows 8.1 Pro. Its hard to see white background color every time people with weak eye-sight or for continuous ...
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color matrixes replace white with grey using

Hi I'm working with color matrixes, https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms533875(v=vs.85).aspx and I'm looking for a way to only convert all white in grey, while keeping all ...
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VIM syntax highlighting works in MacVim but not vi in terminal?

When I edit a file with mvim (Installed via MacVim) I see syntax highlighting in colour on a large range of files. However, when I edit with the built in vi there is never syntax highlighting. Is ...
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Understanding how LCD colors really work

A yellow pixel is created by filtering out only the blue component. In a yellow pixel, 1/3 of the area is red and 1/3 is green. This means that within a yellow 2 x 2 area on the screen, there are 4 ...
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notepad++ - How to choose editor background color for a specific language?

How can I set the background color of the editor for a specific language in notepad++? I know there are similar question on superuser but they don't solve the following problem I have: If I change ...
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how can I change the tooltip color in windows 10?

There are ways to change the fontsize of, some, but not all, tooltips in Win10. But I wanna change the tooltip COLOR, like it was possible in WinXP until Win7. Specifically, I want the tooltip ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Reapply last text color with keyboard / Default action with ribbon hotkeys

In Powerpoint 2010 one can click the text-color chooser to reapply the last color selected. However, when navigating to it with the ribbon hotkeys – in the German version [Alt], R, F, B – the color-...
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How to use colored cells along with multiple criteria data in formulae

I have an issue where I need to use SumIf/SumIfs formula to accomplish the following: - Find cells within the spreadsheet filled with different colors which indicates a specific product and test for ...
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Windows 7 Colors (PNG darker in browsers)

A few days ago I installed f.lux, and since then I've noticed that my PNG images look darker in Firefox. I've never encountered such a problem before. It doesn't work with it (f.lux) disabled either. ...
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Is it possible to alter the color range for a laptop screen or PC monitor by using software only?

I have run into a display problem on my laptop: black color is displayed as red; white color is displayed as turquoise. I knew the reason was one of the two - the cable connecting display to ...
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Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd) when ssh'd into another box

This is pretty close to a duplicate of this question: Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd) The difference is that I'm ssh'd into a unix box with Cygwin... When I call reset I don't get my ...
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Convert black & white to 'colour & white' (PDF)

I have PDFXchange Pro editor and Id like to compare 2x black & white engineering drawings. I can use the ‘Overlay’ option to stack them, but both drawings remain black & white which doesn’t ...
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word 2013 to pdf; custom page, margins, background color leaves blank area

word 2013 background color set via design -> page color custom page size is 12.58w x 9.25 ht margins are 0 on all sides. in my so-called full page view, the background fills the whole 12.58x9.25 ...
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Canon MP258 not printing DARK YELLOW color

I am using Canon inkjet printer PIXMA MP258 color printer (with CISS) Since yesterday it is not printing yellow color. In nozzle check it prints light yellow but not the dark yellow. scanned nozzle ...
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Can WINE provide support for 256-color only configuration?

Attempting to install and run MYST under WINE on OpenSUSE. I have had success with several other old games, but this one specifically requires a 256-color display. When I attempt to run the ...
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How can i get my colors to print out solid and not half toned?

I notice that my colors are printing out with little dots like a half tone or newsprint. I've looked in my settings and I don't know how to fix it. I want my colors to be solid. Does this mean my ...
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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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Outlook 2010 overriding Windows 7 visual theme settings

I'm helping a visually impaired friend of mine learn how to use her Windows 8 computer. My friends accesses her computer using the JAWS screenreader (http://www.freedomscientific.com/Products/...
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Bash on Ubuntu on Windows: Can't change (some) directory colors

On the new Bash on Ubuntu on Windows (10) app, I have tried to change the directory colors from blue to some thing more visible but haven't been able to change some file/directory colors for some ...
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How do I link Excel cell(s) to a 3D map for a color coding legend (with Power Maps)?

I had first tried this in Power BI, but there are too many fields for it to calculate. I moved the table to Excel using Power Maps. I have a file with 2 tables. The first table lists the INCITS, ...
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What do the yellow color of CPU mean in htop?

if press h inside htop for quick help: CPU Blue : Low-priority threads Green : Normal priority threads Red : Kernel threads Turquoise : Virtualization threads but yellow?
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Automatically (VBA) remove page colour when replying or forwarding email

I am looking to create a macro to remove the page colour from an email when replying to it or forwarding it, either automatically on the single click of a button, instead of having to go to the ...
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How to conditionally (un)invert colors on inverted websites?

Some web pages tend to use inverted colour schemes, i.e. light text on dark background (or vice versa, if your system theme is "inverted"). Discussions about the pros and cons of this aside, the ...
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Ansi escape sequences in Makefile

I wanted to create color output in make so that is more readable, but I cannot get it to work. Makefile: all: echo $$'\x1b[36m Test \x1b[0m' When I run make raw string is printed, but when I ...
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How to read emails from specific senders as plain text in Outlook 2010?

I'm working with a client who has a visual impairment and who uses the JAWS screenreader to access her computer, which runs Windows 7. She uses Outlook 2010 to access her emails (and, for various ...
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How do i configure a Logitech G502 Spectrum under Linux?

I'm thinking about buying a Logitech G502 Spectrum (the G502 with RGB LEDs) but as I am running Linux (Speciified in Debian @ work, ubuntu @work and archlinux @home) I am woundering how to setup ...
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Cannot import colour presets into iTerm 2

Long time user of the standard terminal, short term user of iTerm 2. I've found a colour preset I want to use, however after importing them when I select them from Preferences > profiles > load ...
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Word - find/replace highlighted text with shaded text AND preserve all other formatting?

I create new documents from source material that others send me, and use Word's built-in gray highlighting to indicate text in the source file that's been dealt with in the new document (equivalent to ...
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Changing Colors of Directories in z/OS when using ls

Is it possible to have directories show up in different colors versus regular files when doing ls on z/os? I'm finding lots of suggestions for the many flavors of UNIX, but none seem to work on z/os. ...
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Change Background Colour to White in Chrome's Incognito

Now that Google is under progress to apply Material Design on its products, it'd be nice of them if they didn't use a dark background for Chrome's Incognito new tabs. So does anyone know a way to ...