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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

1
vote
0answers
941 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
233 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
134 views

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%, 65%...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
115 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
193 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
110 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

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. Set-...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
59 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
49 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
473 views

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 don'...
4
votes
1answer
191 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
232 views

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), ...
1
vote
0answers
141 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
62 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
121 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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. ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
262 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
356 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
64 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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. ...
2
votes
2answers
291 views

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 post:...
0
votes
0answers
145 views

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 like:...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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 > ...
0
votes
0answers
124 views

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 itself....
0
votes
0answers
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
166 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
134 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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.) ?