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Colors in Mac PowerPoint not exactly as specified

(crossposting from http://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/21918/colors-in-mac-powerpoint-not-exactly-as-specified) In Mac PowerPoint, I tried setting the fill color of a rectangle and the ...
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1answer
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Emacs.app colours not the same as standard version

I am trying to get the syntax highlighting in the Cocoa Emacs app to be the same as the standard version. For example with iPython, the difference is this: Emacs.app emacs (running in iTerm) I ...
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Mac OS X Finder: Folder Color Labels are not staying across computers on connected to SAN

I'm trying to label certain folders on a SAN drive, however certain computers can see these colors and others cannot. I'm curious if there's a way to clear the finder cache for the color labels, as ...
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1answer
113 views

How do you change the background color of man pages?

Specifically, on OSX, in zsh. I'd like it when say... man man The background color is a darkish-yellow and the foreground is a charcoal gray/black. In this way I'm sure I'm looking at a man page ...
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1answer
192 views

How to create iTerm2 color schemes?

The solarized project has a nice iTerm2 color scheme. Anyone know how to make those? Sure, it's just an XML file with values in it but it's a pain to edit that.
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1answer
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256 Colors in Terminal over SSH on OSX 10.6

I am using either Windows 7 or Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to SSH into OSX 10.6. Using Vim color schemes, I can emulate the colors on xterm-256 color on Linux and gVim on Windows. However, I would like ...
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What influences colour display?

I have a website which consistently displays differently when opened in two windows of the same browser. With “differently” I mean that one version of the website uses different colours. Here’s a ...
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1answer
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Apple Preview and Chrome Color Profile Accuracy?

I have been having some issues with understanding how Apple's preview deals with Colour profiles. I have noticed that when viewing a standard sRGB image on my Dell u2711 or Macbook Display that the ...
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1answer
328 views

How do I change the color of application windows in OSX? (the grey bits)

Just wondering how difficult it would be to change the grey color on application windows in OSX to a different color for each application? I have tried an app called CrystalClear Interface that meant ...
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262 views

How can I colorize ls on mac os x terminal?

I've seen everywhere I look: Edit .bash_profile on your home directory. The thing is, I don't have any .bash_profile on my home directory. At least I do pico ~/.bash_profile and I see nothing. ...
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Grep in Mac OS X's terminal — only displaying one color

I am used to grep being able to color the filename, the line number, and the match itself. These three ought to be different colors. This works flawlessly on a Linux terminal and even MinGW on ...
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2answers
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How to configure the ANSI colors of the command line terminal

I specifically use bash on Mac OS X, but I think the answer would be Unix-generic. I'm already using ANSI colors, but I'd like to reassign different colors to folders, hidden files, etc. ...
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1answer
314 views

Mac terminal propmt color for specific directories

I'm looking to setup visual alerts when working within certain directories within mac osx terminal. Specifically, I have several projects running within the same framework which can easily lead to ...
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2answers
483 views

Mac OSX: Cannot color broken symlinks

On my linux machine, you can tell intact symlinks from broken ones, because broken ones are colored red. I've tried to set this up on my mac by adding some configurations to PSCOLORS in my ...
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An application to easily pick a color in Mac OS X and get the hex value

I'm looking for a way to easily pick a color from anywhere on the screen in Mac OS X and get the value as a hex code (like #ACC782 ). OS X has a built in system "color picker" and I found a ...
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2answers
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How can I make terminal Vim look as good as MacVim?

I'm using the same color scheme for Vim both in the Terminal and in MacVim, but they end up getting totally different colors. Terminal: and MacVim: Why is this happening? It does this with ...
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1answer
749 views

How to change the background color of a transparent desktop image on Mac OS X?

Under Desktop & Screen Saver I have selected to show a PNG image with transparency on my Desktop. It looks like this: The transparent area shows the exact same color that is listed as the first ...
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1answer
333 views

OS X Terminal using default ANSI colours for every theme

For some reason, every theme I palette I've had installed for the OS X Terminal.app has reverted to using the default ANSI colours. The themes have been working fine up until this point and I can't ...
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0answers
241 views

Why does Chrome print portions in color, even though I print in black and white?

The document I want to print uses a blue color for paragraph headings. Even though I click on "Black and White" as my printing choice in Google Chrome 15, the document is printed exactly as it appears ...
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1answer
110 views

Why do applications that present color palettes sometimes restrict the colors to shades of gray?

I've noticed that sometimes on OS X, Adobe Illustrator's color palette only shows shades of gray rather than a full range of colors. If this occurred in Photoshop, I'd immediately assume the document ...
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3answers
9k views

OSX Lion terminal lost all colors

I recently upgraded to Lion only to find that Terminal.app (and iTerm2, which I actually use instead) have totally lost all colors. This means no syntax highlighting in Vim, no colored directory names ...
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2answers
612 views

Terminal Colors: Substitute Dark Blue for Another Color

Is it possible to "globally" substitute a terminal color somehow in OSX? In particular, I find that the dark blue is really hard on the eyes as demonstrated here: I'd love to be able to kick this ...
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1answer
492 views

Changing Label Colors on Documents and Files in OS X

This question has probably been asked before, but I didn't understand the answer. Is there any way to change the color on labels of documents and files, the way the older version of Macintosh ...
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1answer
761 views

Mac OS X: Is there a straightforward way to color ls output according to Finder label colors?

I have a client with a directory tree that has a number of high-level directories that I need to have on my local development machine. I rarely look at them unless something goes awry. I've marked ...
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1answer
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ZSH Completion colors and OS X

Consider this minimal .zshrc : export CLICOLOR=1; export LSCOLORS=exfxcxdxbxegedabagacad; # It is the default value on OSX, so this line can be omitted autoload -Uz compinit compinit zstyle ...
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Mass recoloring of PNGs from command line

Similar to the mass rescaling command this site taught me here, is there a command-line trick for mass recoloring? To make it specific, suppose I have a bunch of images with RGB and alpha values: ...
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futurama bash scheme

Is there a color scheme for the BASH shell that matches the blackboard colors on futurama? (If it matters, I'm on OSX.)
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3answers
889 views

Creating dotfiles for iTerm.app and Terminal.app — how to detect 256 color support?

I’m creating custom dotfiles (.bash_profile and the like) for use with OS X’s Terminal.app and iTerm.app. I’d like to configure some settings conditionally, based on whether the active application ...
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How can I change the desktop color to black in Snow Leopard?

I'm trying to change the desktop color to black, but I can't seem to find how other than by creating a solid black image. In System Preferences -> Desktop & Screensaver, there are a few colors, ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to view OSX's colored file labels while browsing through the network from a windows computer

Is there a way to view OSX's colored file labels while browsing through the network from a windows computer? My media center Mac based PC has a bunch of files on it, that i use colored labels to ...
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2answers
1k views

Mac OS X Terminal: How can I make my pico editor syntax highlight?

I recently changed my Mac OS X Terminal colors. How can I enable syntax highlighting for pico? Or any editor in general?
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OS X leopard terminal bash color

I work a lot in terminal on os x. I usually have two tabs opened - bash and svn on a remote server. Since files on my remote server are the same as on my disk it sometime get me confused. Is there a ...
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color coding mac terminal

how do i get the mac terminal to display colors? i.e. in fedora when i use ls it color codes the results based on if it's a file or folder. similar results on mac?
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Copy colored output from Mac OS X terminal

I see a nicely colored output in my terminal. The terminal has a "Export Text As" command but it saves a plain-text file without the colors. Same with copy&paste. Do you know a way to save ...
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2answers
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How to change the menubar color on a mac?

How one is supposed to change the menubar color on MAC OS X 10.6 without having to pay a buck off?
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3answers
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OS X Terminal command to change color themes

Is there a command that can be used to change the color scheme of the Mac OS X Terminal? I like the idea of being able to change colors depending on scripts I run. So far I am just changing the color ...
2
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1answer
990 views

Tool to automatically modify Windows 7 theme colors by time of day?

I just started using f.lux because I've been having insomnia issues and it seems to be helping immensely. I'd like to take it one step further and find something that can change my windows 7 theme ...
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change background and font colors in mac terminal

is it possible, I want to change the color the white background is not too appealing.
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774 views

command line utility for changing file labels

is there a command line utility for changing the color label of files in macosx?
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1answer
540 views

textmate - change cursor color

i'm using a theme for textmate which i really like but the cursor color is almost invisible. how do i change the color of the cursor? looking at the preferences, i don't see an option to change the ...
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2answers
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Colour Issues in OS X Terminal ssh'd to Ubuntu terminal

In the OS X Terminal.app, I'm having some colour issues. If I am working locally, there are no colours. If I ssh into my opensolaris machine (using screen inside ssh) there are no colours. If I ...
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2answers
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OS X printing to HP Photosmart black only

When you print something to a Photosmart printer in OS X, by default it prints color. If you want black and white, you have to manually change the settings. How do I fix it to where it prints black ...
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1answer
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How to set different color theme for different Emacs frames?

I prefer dark color themes for editing source codes while programming but I'd like to use a brighter background with black characters when writing text in org-mode. How can I set different color ...
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1answer
322 views

How do I change the color of binaries listed by 'ls'?

In Mac OS X, when I do ls the binary files have red color, how change this color to green? Similar to other Unix.
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6answers
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Can I convert an image from CMYK to RGB in Mac OS X?

Is there a way to convert a JPEG from CMYK to RGB, using Preview or any other tool built into Mac OS X? I see I can go to Tools | Assign Profile… and select from a long list of options, including ...
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1answer
408 views

OS X Terminal is choking on color

My friend helped me get colors in my OS X Terminal by having my copy some preferences into a file somewhere. Now when I try to run 'git commit' I get this message: **fatal: bad config variable ...
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1answer
610 views

Fading Text Colors in Snow Leopard Terminal while scrolling?

I found some very odd behavior today while using the Terminal (I work in it a lot) that I'd never seen before. I just reformatted my HD and installed Snow Leopard on a clean partition, before using ...
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2answers
490 views

What multifunctional printer has good support for Mac OS X? [closed]

I would like to buy a multifunctional color laser printer (printer, scanner, copy machine). However as I am new to Mac I don't know which brand has good driver support for Mac OS X. I have connected ...
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3answers
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Use Color Profiles in OS X to reduce monitor's color saturation

I've got nice-to-have problem: my new monitor (Dell 3008WFP) has wide color gamut and displays too saturated* colors (magenta and cyan look almost fluorescent). I'd like to get colors closer to ...
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Why does my terminal turn all text white?

When I launch terminal, it looks fine. Black text on a white background. BUT when I run a command that requires the screen to scroll, it turns to white text on a white background. I have to ...