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

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Canon MP258 not printing DARK YELLOW color

hi i am using canon inkjet printer PIXMA MP258 color printer (with CISS) i use it daily without fail. but from yesterday it is not printing yellow color. in nozzle check it prints light yellow but not ...
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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 ...
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How to mark different value with different color at a time in excel?

I have a spreadsheet with different style number. Now i want to mark different style by different color. I can do it one by one by conditional format. But I want to do this at a time. Different value ...
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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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Priorize Asana Tags [migrated]

I have created a bunch of tags that I assign to the tasks. For example, to what project it relates or who else is involved and so on. Additionally I use tags to prioritize the tasks. There's one ...
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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 ...
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Is my new monitor defective or my eyes?

I’ve just gotten a new Dell UP3216Q (AU$2000) to replace my AOC I2757FH (AUD$390 2 years old) but after plugging it into my Asus laptop’s (Intel HD Graphics 4000) HDMI port and firing it up I noticed ...
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Customize Windows 7 Theme To Black

I want to get a theme like this: http://djabytown.deviantart.com/art/Dark-Agility-Visual-Style-148691785 But it uses tools that can not be downloaded any longer (and frankly I worry would not work ...
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Mac OSX Terminal - change background color on login to different server

I have a Mac OSX Yosemite and use terminal. I know how to open a new terminal window with a different profile/appearance. My favorite is "Pro" with the black background. It would be very convenient ...
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Notepad++ change color of import statement in Python

Is there a way in Notepad++ to adjust the syntax highlighting for specific keywords? What I want is to be able to change the color of the import keyword in Python. I know you can create a user defined ...
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linux terminal remove colours and syntax highlighting

My question: How do I use terminal with white text on a black background that doesn't use bold, italics, underscores? Info: I'm currently setting up my linux terminal (ubuntu, bash). I found ...
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SublimeText 3 Syntax Highlighting Markdown List Asterisk

I installed the packages MarkdownExtended and MonokaiExtended, which gives me an already quite good highlighting for markdown files. However, being a perfectionist, I want to color the asterisks of ...
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Get color output when running a local script through SSH

I am trying to run a local script over SSH and still receive colored output from the remote execution, as if it was a tty. To put it simply: $ ssh -t somehost 'if [ -t 1 ] ; then echo terminal; else ...
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Atom Editor change bracket, brace colour?

I want to use the solarized-light theme for Atom Editor I managed to change the background colour, and can't find where to change the bracket, brace colours I tried .brace { color: hsl(168, 100%, ...
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How can I make a two-color based table on Microsoft Word 2007?

So, I'm trying to make a 2-color based table that looks like but with different colors. When I put Make new table I get Where is the second color? How do I make a template of a table that has a ...
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Video calibration: why does my laptop show grey instead of green, light blue, and pink?

My laptop has been having this weird behavior with videos, especially if they come from streaming sources. Green objects, such as trees, lawns, and leaves are rendered in grey. Sometimes it happens ...
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Where are places other than HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console that cmd.exe stores colors?

I've imported a color scheme into my registry at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console Now when I hit Windows Key + X, and go to Command Prompt (Admin) I see my nice color scheme. If I navigate to cmd.exe and ...
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I find websites with white text on black background hard to read. What options do I have if they don't let me switch?

Some webmasters make their websites have white text on black background. I find this hard to read for longer than a short period of time. I get various visual anomalies and my eyes get watery. Ars ...
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Changing colour of VLC Volume Slider?

By going to Preferences > All > Interface > Main Interface > QT I found that we can change the colour of the volume slider. Since I never use volume above 100%, I changed the max volume ...
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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 ...