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

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How do I turn off quoted string coloring in emacs 24.3.1

If I edit any random text file in GNU emacs 24.3.1 in fundamental mode, it tries to match quotes and change the color of the text between them. This is fine if the file contains English text, but I'm ...
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Eclipse syntax coloring for C / C++ comments

When writing C/C++ code in eclipse, is it possible to set up the syntax colouring in such a way that it displays comments starting with /** in another colour than normal multi-line comments (starting ...
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Changing color profile and refresh rate for a specific monitor via script in Windows 7?

I'd like to know whether it is possible to both change the color profile (either to a specific .icm file or to a previously imported one) and the refresh rate (e.g. 60Hz -> 120Hz, also just switching ...
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Is it possible to use Vim plugin CSExact with iTerm2?

I'm a bit anal about my color schemes, and in order to get really nice colors in Vim, I'm trying the CSExact plugin. I'm not sure if it's supposed to work at all in iTerm2 though? My terminal is set ...
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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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Mac text editor that can colour chunks of code?

I'm an avid Textmate user and for the job I'm working on could really do with highlighting large chunks of code. It's a proper soup at the moment and it would be great if I could highlight a chunk and ...
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Highlight/shade table cells in two colors

This does not seem like a possiblility unless I can highlight the text in a second color. Can I add more highlight colors to the options available?
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How do you set a laptop's screen color profile to 9300k in Windows 7?

I have a large LCD monitor in which I have set on 9300k color. I like this profile a lot and much prefer it over the default 6500k profile but I have no idea how to set my laptop to it as well. The ...
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Get average image from video

In Ubuntu 10.04, is there a program that I can install (or is pre-installed) that can get the mean color value of each pixel from a video. The purpose behind this is to see if the result of getting ...
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ubuntu virtual console screws up colours in X11

Whenever I use a virtual console on my machine, then return to the graphical environment, colours stop displaying correctly. At first I thought it was just displaying at a lower colour depth, but the ...
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Strange prompt color issue with Solarized and OSX 10.11 Terminal.app

I am trying out some Terminal.app customization and have switched from the stock bash to zsh with oh-my-zsh. I have installed patched Powerline fonts and the a port of Solarized theme for the 256-...
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Finding what is specifically wrong with resolution on TV-as-monitor

Apart from my regular monitor (Acer GN246HL), I'm using a little TV (Memorex MLT1931) as a second monitor (through HDMI -- my graphics card is an AMD Radeon 7800 series -- device manager/radeon ...
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Iterm 3.0.2 no colors when using ls

I recently upgraded to Iterm 3.0.2 and I noticed that on my local session, both files and directories have the same color when I use ls. This happened in Iterm2, which I fixed by using this answer: ...
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Is there any way to make white backgrounds dark besides inverting?

For example, when I just google something or even here on stackexchange.com or reddit.com (or youtube, most any website really), everybody insists on making the background completely white, which is ...
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color matrixes replace white with grey using

Hi I'm working with color matrixes, https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms533875(v=vs.85).aspx and I'm looking for a way to only convert all white in grey, while keeping all ...
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How to use colored cells along with multiple criteria data in formulae

I have an issue where I need to use SumIf/SumIfs formula to accomplish the following: - Find cells within the spreadsheet filled with different colors which indicates a specific product and test for ...
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Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd) when ssh'd into another box

This is pretty close to a duplicate of this question: Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd) The difference is that I'm ssh'd into a unix box with Cygwin... When I call reset I don't get my ...
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Convert black & white to 'colour & white' (PDF)

I have PDFXchange Pro editor and Id like to compare 2x black & white engineering drawings. I can use the ‘Overlay’ option to stack them, but both drawings remain black & white which doesn’t ...
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Canon MP258 not printing DARK YELLOW color

I am using Canon inkjet printer PIXMA MP258 color printer (with CISS) Since yesterday it is not printing yellow color. In nozzle check it prints light yellow but not the dark yellow. scanned nozzle ...
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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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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 (http://www.freedomscientific.com/Products/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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:...
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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 itself....
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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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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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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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Windows 10 Accent Color Personalization in Pinned Taskbar Items

I have had my laptop upgraded to Windows 10 for about a month now. I just upgraded my desktop yesterday and noticed a difference I cannot figure out. The calculator is pinned to the taskbar on both, ...
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Is there a way to set a windows color theme for a specific application?

I would like to use a dark theme in source tree. However, this is actually not implemented and it seems the only way to do this is to change the windows theme (which will impact ALL applications, ...
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Change the color of the file header for intellij IDEA

The default file header in Intellij for me was green, though the text was not satisfactory to me. When I changed the header, it turned grey and bleak. Is there a way to change the default color of ...
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Disabling Colour Scheme - Real Answer

Edit: It's not a duplicate of the referenced question, but rather a follow-up and looking for more explanation. I link I referenced is very similar to the possible duplicate link. I have been having ...
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How can I fix his black start bar popup background?

I have a new Lenovo T450p and after both the 4th and 5th factory reset the background of the start bar popups is black. The background of the popup of the start button itself is light gray as it ...