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

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How to change the background color of a single page in Word 2010?

I can easily change the page color of every pages in my document thanks to the Page Layout Tab in the Ribbon, but I would like to change the color of a single page. Any idea about how to to this with ...
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GIMP: change one colour to another?

In GIMP, I have a green button GIF image: it shades from dark green to light green, against a transparent background. I would like to change it to blue, and keep the shading, so it shades from dark ...
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Dual Color Putty

How Can I / (can I even) allow for two color schemes in Putty? I want data received to be in one color, and transmitted data / commands be in a second color. Can I configure Putty to show data in ...
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Path slashes disappear on coloured bash prompt

So in my .bashrc, I set my prompt to be colourful by setting PS1 to \[\e]0;\u@\h: \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]$ For some ...
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My computer doesn't have 65536 colour mode (16bit)

I am trying to play heroes 3 in windowed mode (It freezes in fullscreen) and all the options to change my screens color ratio have a bunch of 32 bit options but that's it. Is there any way to install ...
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Color palette not starting with CorelDraw X3

The default color palette is not staring with my CorelDraw X3. I can add it during the execution of Corel. However, when I start this app, the color palette is not visible. So, I need to add the ...
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PDF viewer that can invert all colors (not only text)

Because I am reading lots of pdfs from the screen, the white background make my eyes tired. Is there a decent lightweight pdf reader that can invert colors of everything on the page? I have tried ...
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Same RGB-colors looks different in same document (Office 2011 Mac)

I made PowerPoint template on PowerPoint 2010 for PC and everything seemed to be just fine. But when I opened it on my Mac (PPT 2011), I could see the background color was wrong. So I tripple checked ...
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Change Chrome toolbar color

I want to change the color of the Chrome UI to black/white/grey. I've already changed the OS colors (using win8.1 x64) in the registry. Everything seems to works good so far. However Chrome doesn't ...
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Is it possible to have different cleartype and color settings in a multimonitor setup in Windows 8?

I just bought a Samsung 24C300HS and I have it connected to a Surface Pro. The color settings are horrible. I used windows' "Calibrate color" to adjust the color and clearType settings and with that ...
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Is there a way to make Windows Vista command prompt run in 256 colors so I can use my VIM color theme in it?

Is there a way to make Windows Vista command prompt run in 256 colors so I can use VIM and a 256 color theme in it?
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How to change the default colour style for SmartArt in Office?

I'm currently building a new powerpoint template for our small business. As part of this we want to save people time by having the right colours automatically be selected when they create graphics ...
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How to apply clut (Color Lookup Table) using ImageMagick command line

IamgeMagick dcouments its -clut option as "Replace the channel values in the first image using each corresponding channel in the second image as a color lookup table...This operator is especially ...
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How to set the color of the letters of the file-properties window, in windows 8/8.1?

What I need to change is the color of the black letters in the property window: I think that I need to add or modify a key here: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors Or here: ...
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Is it possible to have App-distinct Color Scheme in ConEmu?

I am presently using Bash (with Cygwin), as well as Powershell, both using ConEmu. I'm using bash.exe and powershell.exe via tasks. I'd like to use different colour schemes for the different ...
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Change font of cell automatically without changing font of text already placed in the cell - Excel 2010

I would like to be able to have the font automatically change color when double clicking on the cell without changing the font of the text that is already in the cell. Is that possible?
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How I can set via Registry the color of this screen in Windows 8.1?

In Windows 8.1, how I can set the color of this Screen to Black color? I know that the color ID for the Black color is 0 'cause I did the trick with Windows 8 using Windows System Image Manager ...
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URxvt: vim and cursorColor [invisible cursor or invisible cursor text]

Introduction I've always used a light-background terminal and a dark-background editor (vim). On this I'm not willing to compromise. In any case, I've just switched from xterm to urxvt ($TERM == ...
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How to make my display Grayscale?

I want to reduce the saturation of my laptop monitor to the point that it is almost grayscale. That's the goal. Intel and Asus don't have an answer. Asus Splendid and the intel graphics control panel ...
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bash: colorized man page

Where do I have to take a look at in the system to colorize the man pages? The man pages are viewed with less, so I tried adding the following lines to my .bashrc to change the colors: (Which works ...
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ASUS PB238Q Color RGB keeps changing

Following on from my previous question. Going into the Menu I noticed that 2 of the colors were set to 100, whilst one was set to 0 hence the yellow tint. Anyway, I set all three colours to 100, ...
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how to install a color scheme with yadr

someone advised me to use yadr, which is supposed to make installing dotfiles etc much easier for vim however I just couldn't figure out a way to install base16 through yadr.. before I had to ...
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debian/ubuntu - invert all colours in desktop session (colors)

Sometimes I need to flip from a light colour scheme to a dark one quickly, and I need it to apply not just to the desktop theme but also to any webpages that are open etc. On the Mac there's a neat ...
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Visual Studio colors mess up

Every once in a while, Visual Studio decides to mess up my colors. This is what happens: It should look like this: I'm not sure what is causing this, but I hope someone else has experienced ...
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change Skype background color in WIndows 7

I am running Windows 7, I think the White background in Skype (contactlist and chat window) are way to bright and it annoys me. But I find no way to change the color of it. A work around I ...
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Excel 2010 shows different cell fill colors depending on Windows Appearance Settings

I just noticed something very strange. I created an Excel workbook in Excel 2010 (Windows 7) and manually formatted alternate rows with slightly different colors. When my colleague opened the ...
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Count BW / color pages in PDF

I have a 100 page PDF document that I need to print. My print shop needs to be told which pages contain color. I don't want to scan manually. Is there a program that detects pages with color and can ...
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Specify colors for plain text files in Chrome

Is there a way I can get Chrome to display plain text files using dark background and white text? I don't want to override styles in any web pages, just for plain text files that don't have any ...
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How can I change the color of the text that I have already written in OneNote?

When I first got my laptop, I used black text/ink color on the normal white OneNote background. I "personalized" Windows 7's Window Background to a dark grey color and now the one note inked items ...
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Red fonts in bing search

When I search using Bing, some results are returned in red fonts. Please help me understand what is this indicating? Below is the snapshot illustrating it. Thanks
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Background color of link hover statusbar in Google Chrome

I recently intalled the latest version of Chrome and noticed that the background color of the link hover status bar goes from black to lightgray everytime it is created. Can this be changed so the ...
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Why does Zen 2012 Black Edition change my cell colours when I save as jpeg or png?

My cells are blue in the original and stay that way when I save as LSM. But when I save as JPEG or PNG, all of the sudden the blue cells are now green, and any green parts are now red, in the ...
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How to change the background color in SumatraPDF reader?

How to change the background color. I would like to change it to something easier to read, is there an option to change this anywhere?
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Where are windows command prompt customized colors stored? [duplicate]

I like to customize each of the 16 colors in my windows command prompt, but setting them up manually is a slow and painful process (due to some bugs in the colors tab of Console Windows Properties). ...
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Transfer colors from one terminal to another

So I use terminator and urxvt. In terminator my colors are just as I like. In urxvt I want to have the same colors. Is there a way to use tput or another tool to extract colors from terminator to ...
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How can I change all pixels of one color to another color in a picture?

I have an image which looks like this: However, the yellow line needs to be red and the cyan line needs to be green. I have Paint and IrfanView. How can I change the colors of the yellow and cyan ...
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urxvt uses pink instead of solarized until I run xrdb ~/.Xresources

Edit: I discovered, that this seems to be a bug in Ubuntu: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1163129 - Any idea how to fix this by myself? I just want to switch to urxvt, but I ...
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Conditional Formatting from Helloh, for a Noob

I'm going to try my best to explain what I need to figure out. Also, for you to understand exactly how mind bending this is for me, I haven't used an Excel formula since 2005/2006ish. We're doing a ...
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How do I change font and background for outgoing emails in mozilla thunderbird windows 7

I am trying to change my font colour in mozilla thunderbird, version 24.2.0 on Windows 7. The font stays black. I also can not manage to change the background to a colour, and incoming coloured emails ...
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Change default background in Win8.1

Similar to another question about background-color changes, I want to do the same in Win 8.1. The problem is, there is no button for the color changes. I tried a little bit with the registry entries, ...
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Change menu colour Dreamweaver CS6

I was wondering if it was possible to change the colour of the menu of Adobe Dreamweaver CS6? I like to work with a black workspace, but Dreamweaver, as far as I know, doesn't seem to allow to do ...
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Twitter Profile Photo header bar is #F1F1F1 instead of dark gray in Firefox and Seamonkey on Win764

White header bar Twitter Profile Photo header bar is #F1F1F1 instead of dark gray in Firefox 26 and Seamonkey 2.22 on Win764bit. It displays correctly in Chrome and Internet Explorer. It's like this ...
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Do I have to disable color profiles in Gnome when running dispcal

I am currently trying to calibrate my monitor using ArgyllCMS' dispcal: dispcal -v -o outfile However my Gnome color management tool has already loaded some generic profile for my monitor. Do I ...
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Change buttons color in Windows 8.1

In C:\Windows\Resources\Ease of Access Themes copy theme. Then paste on desktop. Unzip. Then open file with Notepad ++ Get code like this [Control Panel\Colors] Scrollbar=200 200 200 Background=0 ...
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24 bit True Color in Konsole

I have yearned to use 24-bit colors in the terminal for applications such as Vim. However, xterm is limited to no more than 256 colors, which I have currently been using. I just recently learned that ...
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Colour change when printing when overlaying transparent PNGs in Publisher

I have a a Publisher file which has a block of solid colour as a background. Over the top of that, I've overlaid a PNG with a completely transparent background. This looks as expected when on screen, ...
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How can you invert the colors of a PDF?

I need to invert all the colors of a PDF document (background, text, graphics, and images). I want it persistent in the file so the inverted viewing options, that some viewers offer, won't help. ...
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`nawk` “doesn't work” with `make`? Why?

I have the following alias: alias mca_color='nawk '"'"'BEGIN { arr["Creating shared object"] = "1;31";} \ { l = $0; for (pattern in arr) \ { gsub(".*" pattern ".*", "\033[" arr[pattern] ...
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What do the colors mean in htop?

For the CPU cores, I think that blue means nice, green normal CPU use and red I/O. But I'm not sure and I haven't found a definite answer. Then there are the colors for memory. What do green, blue ...
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urxvt settings - reload without restarting terminal?

I have two urxvt color themes that I use, one for light background and one for dark, depending on how sunny the environment is. It's easy enough to switch them by modifying ~/.Xresources and running ...