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

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How to set Powershell Color scheme permanently

With PowerShell 5.0, there are lot of customization options. Presently I have created my own color scheme. But I couldn't figure it out how to set these color options permanently. ...
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Color a cell in MS Excel sheet, if do not fall in range

We need to enter lots of data in a excel sheet. Later we want to color code that data. I will be the one preparing this excel sheet and sharing with team. What I want is the moment I put a number and ...
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Preview Microsoft Word in Greyscale?

If I have a Microsoft Word document with colour images, but I have a monochrome printer, how can I preview the document in greyscale to verify what the printed document will look like?
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Color transparency in Inkscape palette (.gpl)

I am using color palette in Inkscape, through the .gpl file format (GIMP uses the same format, according to DuckDuckGo) : GIMP Palette Name: Character/Dragon/Magma Columns: 3 # 241 33 33 Body 253 ...
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How to remove colored window outline in Windows 10?

Notice the blue border around the settings window: I have that blue border because I changed my accent color to blue. I want my accent color to be blue so the start menu buttons are blue, but I ...
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How to get Windows 10 title bar color to preserve when focus is lost?

I changed the accent color in the Windows 10 settings, and set windows to use that accent color for their title bars, but whenever the window loses focus, it reverts back to it's non-colored form. ...
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ConEmu + ls — 256 colors not working

I'm using ConEmu (specifically Cmder's version). Running 'cmd', it supports 256 colors (top). However, I can't get other programs to run in 256 color mode. I've tried Perl (middle) and ls (bottom), ...
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How to setup in `~/.vimrc` a mapping for `colorscheme` to toggle `solarized` between `dark` and `light`?

How to setup in ~/.vimrc a mapping for colorscheme to toggle solarized between dark and light? Both background and colorscheme in ~/.vimrc are badly misbehaving! I have setup solarized to work on ...
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256 color display in linux command-line?

Is it possible to have the linux command line (no graphical interface/X server) display 256 color like most terminals do? And if not, whats stopping it from being developed?
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Multiple conditional color formatting on a cell using IF… IF… ELSE

I've got three columns of Names, gender, DoB. Gender column as either "M" or "F" keyed in. DoB column has the date of birth mentioned as dd-MMM Color formatting of DoB column needs to fulfill the ...
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Different color scheme for monitor and printer with gedit

When I use gedit (the Ubuntu default text editor), I like to use a dark color scheme like Oblivion. A problem I'm facing however is that when the documented is printed the result is not very ...
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How to change the colour of Sticky Notes in Windows?

I know the usual method to change the colour to some other prredefined colour as given below: The given colours are there for a long time and I get bored using only these colours. Also, I am using a ...
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Switching webpages between black-on-white and white-on-black display mode

You know, at times when you look at the monitor at night in the dark room, white background on webpages really burns your eyes out. I need find out how to change the way webpages display text, ...
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Laptop is not stating properly and gives blue,red,green etc color screen some times with a noise

When I'm turning on my Samsung R580 laptop its screen becomes red, green, orange, blue with a noise like short circuiting. When I shut it down by pressing the button then 4 or 5 times the machine will ...
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External monitor has dark banding around colors

I'm not sure how to describe this phenomenon properly. However, my new Asus VX24AH shows dark borders/banding around coloured boxes or text. It is plugged into a Late 2013 Retina MacBook Pro using ...
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Background color behaves bad in eclipse

I am trying to change background color for eclipse. I want the editor background to be completely black. To make the UI respond I first have to choose a random color, as I do at step A in the picture. ...
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Change text colour of desktop icons on Windows 10

As the title says, is there any way to change the colour of text for the icons on your desktop in Windows 10? I have a lot of nature backgrounds so white tends to blend in. I have made them bold but ...
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Color variations when playing video files through media players

I am a Software Engineer and using a HP ProBook 4540s laptop. I have installed windows 8.1 (64-bit) for myself and all the drivers are up-to-date. When I play video files (I checked *.mp4 and *.wmv ...
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How to temporarily remap colors on laptop display

My laptop is infected with the famous green-pink screen problem. I am looking for a way to temporarily remap colors on the screen so that I could use it in the meantime before sending it off to get it ...
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Why would a high resolution printer have the jaggies?

I was recently looking at buying a color laser printer (the Brother HLL8250CDN) and some reviewers complained that text was not sharp but jaggy, which does not make sense to me because it is a high ...
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Changing colors of the powershell prompt in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the powershell prompt has improved with more coloring. Command parameters are now highlighted in a different color, making the experience much nicer. However, I like to customize the ...
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Replicate Intel color settings with NVidia?

I recently bought an ASUS with a GeForce GTX 970M card, and I found that the default desktop color settings are very different from what I'm normally used to (I had always used Intel video cards until ...
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SVG gradient does not yield correct start and end colours

I have a linear gradient from #F1BC6D to #EA5D49. But the rendered colours are not close to these start and stop values. Why? <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?> <svg ...
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Why aren't the intensity/saturation/brightness controls working on Windows 10?

I'm trying to change the color of my taskbar to white, as it was before I upgrades to Win 10. I read online that you can get to the color mixer by using the control color command in regedit. I'm able ...
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Excel: Count colors in a personnel schedule

This is driving me nuts. Please help. I have a personnel spreadsheet. Names on the Y-axis (column A). Column B reflects each employees' work category (text field). Day of the month across the top on ...
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ZSH in iTerm2: Why my prompt can only use 8 colors?

I am trying to set a color prompt in ZSH ($TERM=xterm-256color), but it can only get 8 colors out: Only the bright version of the colors. This is only the case for prompt, while the other applications ...
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Setting desktop background to a solid color using DisplayFusion

I'd like to create a scripted function in DisplayFusion to set the Windows desktop background to a solid color. I've explored the BFS API and haven't found anything that appears to accomplish this. ...
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How to change win10 taskbar text color from BLACK to WHITE?

I've upgraded to win10 from win7, and find the texts on the taskbar are black, which make them hard to read: I know how to change the color of the taskbar(and titlebar etc.) following this ...
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Stacked Line graph line colors do not match legend

I made an interactive chart that shows different data, depending on which ActiveX checkboxes are checked. I created a few tables that would show different data by using a few nested IF statements ...
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Invert PDF colours? [duplicate]

I'm trying to print a PDF given to us at the University. The PDF writer has (unhelpfully) used a black background with white text, see an example image. I've tried the Edit > Preference > ...
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ASUS VX24AH monitor shows wrong hue on dark colors

I recently bought an ASUS VX24AH monitor and it shows dark colors with slightly wrong hue. Look at the sample image: (You might see it without any problem but I see how I described in the image ...
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Editing Color Profiles to reduce macbook monitor saturation

I'd like to change the response of a macbook pro display. I went into Display Calibrations expert mode and set it up. The screen looks much better now however there is no way to set Saturation. I am ...
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iTerm2 color scheme not working

I have trouble setting up colors for iTerm2. I have already checked this answer and done everything it says: Color scheme not applied in iTerm2 But iTerm2 does not show any colour, besides white ...
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How do I overcome my visibility issue with scanned PDF files?

I'm a visually impaired person. I need to create mathematical PDF documents using latex. I'm using Windows XP SP3 with High Contrast Black (Large) display scheme because my eyesight isn't ...
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Chrome devtools: How to change the touch emulation pointer shadow color

The devtools in Chrome/Chromium provide a device emulation for hand-held devices with touch screens. In this mode, the mouse pointer changes into a circular "shadow" to emulate a finger tip. The ...
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Pretty colour commands script pack

Can someone please tell me some mainstream packs of scripts that change the colour of basic linux commands (like: ls, df, grep, etc.) ?
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How to make `git log` show colors correctly in MobaXterm?

I tried git config --global color.ui auto, but it made no difference—the git log output is still full of [[32m, [[m, etc. How can I make git log (and any other commands with color output) show up ...
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Color time ranges in Outlook (2010) Calendar

In Microsoft Outlook 2010, I would like to color specific time ranges in the calendar. So for example, make the background of some days dark blue between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. I know it's possible to ...
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White-Black dot on Laptop Display

I have noticed a dot on my laptop screen. The behaviour of this dot is changing under different background colors. I just want to know if this is a DEAD PIXEL of anything else and is there any fix for ...
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Is there any way to change a specific window's colors?

I'd like to find a way to manipulate window colors: invert, tint, change brightness and contrast of specific windows in Windows 7 (although I'm interested in solutions for 8 and 10 as well). Among ...
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Change color existing irregular borders - Excel

I would like to change the existing border color of multiple cells -some of them have only a border at the top/ left or none at all etc- in Excel. Is there a standard option for this, or is can this ...
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Strange Issue with Monitor - Single Pixel Line in only Certain Colours

I am using a B156HAN01.2 screen in a Lenovo Y50-70 (Win10x64) With certain colours (blue, #0075AF is a good colour to see the line) displayed, I can see what I presume a single pixel line going ...
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GIMP save PNG in 16 and 24 bit

I have a .png image which I need to save in 24 and 16bit using gimp. I went to Image -> Mode -> Indexed, but maximum value is 256 colors. I tried to paste in 16777216 colors for 24bit, but it did ...
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Bash does not recognize color codes and escapes

I am on iTerm2 on mac, and my shell is Bash. I have the following settings. Bash does not recognize the colorcode and escapes. $export CLICOLOR=1 $echo $TERM xterm-256color $echo -e "\e[31mHello ...
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Count coloured cells without a macro?

Is it possible to count cells by their colour (not by their cell value as they are blank) in Excel 2010/2013 without using VBA, as my files needs to be saved as .XLSX?
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Lossless image export from yuv420p video using FFmpeg?

Is it possible using FFmpeg to save image files from a video that is yuv420p without any change? When allowing FFplay to decode the original video, it appears brighter and in higher quality than ...
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How to disable search pattern syntax highlighting in VIM

I ssh to a server then sudo to get root. In the shell my cursor blinks as a yellow block. When I open a file with vim if the text is the same color as my cursor the whole word is blocked out in ...
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What are the rgb values of C++ colored console text? [closed]

I remember in my old days in C++ I used SetConsoleTextAttribute to change the color of the text in the console window. What are the rbg values of those 16 colors? I want to put them into Gimp to make ...
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Swap RGBA channels around in Gimp?

I have a weird texture format of a game which stores the RGB color and alpha channel in an uncommon way like this: Real R maps to game's R Real G maps to game's R Real B maps to game's R Real A maps ...
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Eclipse - How to change background color of balloon tip for hidden text/too long text

I use Eclipse Mars dark theme and have been trying to get colors right to my best effort. When you mouseover/hover an item which has a text too long and got partially hidden by window, a balloon ...