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

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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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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 tooltips 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 tooltip ...
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Color replacement in Photoshop

I have an image whose background I want to convert from silver to black. The color replacement doesn't work. It did work for replacing the foreground color but nothing happens on using color ...
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Exchange colors to grey scale (height map)

I found this highres moon height map. http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/posts/451 Sorry, you need to scroll down then theres the image with the scale. It's the last image before the scale. However 3D ...
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Changing terminal colors

I log into my server remotely, and use VIM to edit files. Using the noctu colorscheme, VIM uses the available default 8 system colors and their light/bold variants, 16 colors total. For whatever ...
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How we can add background color in EXCEL for printing?

How we can add background color in EXCEL for printing? I create a small image with gray color and add it to PAGE LAYOUT-Background Image. When I see the main window of EXCEL everything is fine and all ...
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Philips 170S does not display fine gray tones but other colors fine

I have a problem with my secondary monitor: I calibrated it with Windows Color Calibration, and I have the problem that it displays grey tones (like the grey background of the Stack Exchange code ...
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How to Changing Windows 8.1' elements colors to get better visualization?

A photo is worth a thousand words: This is a Windows Explorer's file listing detail view. I can't view the end of each column because the line is almost invisible in my notebook. Since I'm a ...
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Different border colours for each window?

Is there a way of making different (open) windows have different colours to make it easier to distinguish between them?.
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Colors muddy and washed out with Win8.1 lock screen background

I have set up a custom lock screen background in Windows 8.1 that uses very simple line art with only 4 colors. Large sections of the background are plain white. The colors appear fine on screen ...
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Invert printing colors?

The other day I installed a bulk ink system for my printer and then realized that the cyan color and the magenta were swapped, so, when I try to pint blue, it actually prints green, and so on. Is ...
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hp probook 455 g1 screen flickering and showing strange colors

I have hp probook 455 g1 laptop for 10 months and few days ago screen started to display strange colors and flickering. This especially happens when I move the lid or change it's position. It stops to ...
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Replace specifc text color with other color in multiple slides of same Powerpoint Presentation

I am having a presentation in which i have more than 200 slides. Evevry slide contains multiple lines. In each line of each slide, there is some part of text that is highlighted to blue color. I wan ...
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Why do all the start menu tiles in Windows 10 have the same color?

I recently (and regrettably) upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10. Now all the tiles in start menu got the same color, which is a bit annoying in terms of usability. Is this a bug due to the ...