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

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A stranger smudge on my LCD monitor on gray background

I have Dell LCD monitor (and old IPS or eIPS model). Today I have noticed a strange smudge that goes from the top to the bottom on the left side of the monitor appearing only on gray background (you ...
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perl code to change colors back to original colors after they've changed from ssh'ing into another system

This is properly a followup question to The thread about changing xterm foreground and background colors. Mike provided the following perl code, which ensured that even after logging onto another ...
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How can I swap colors with GIMP?

I have made an image with three colors: RGB I want to swap each channel to a specific color. Is there a way to do that efficiently with GIMP? Example: I would like: Blue: #434343 Red: #EEEEEE ...
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Color management: Unable to change color temperature

I've recently bought a second display. Setting it up was easy, but the display has a certain yellowness to it that my other display does not, though it's not that much that it is completely unusable, ...
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Excel chart colours

In Microsoft Excel 2010, when I insert a chart with multiple data series (or a pie chart), each series (or slice) is automatically given a colour. My 2 questions are: What is the formula used to ...
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Is there any way to colorize the output of a Linux command?

I'm kind of new to Linux, but I'm guessing that you could pass the output of a program to a particular script and have it display it in various colors, based on some regular expressions (constructed ...
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Color blindness and Windows command prompt

I have a very hard time reading red letters on a black background, a combination that is used frequently by several command line tools that I use on windows. I can remove the colored output by ...
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MySQL command line color prompt

I want to add colors to the MySQL command line color prompt. I have so far in a script (database.sh): mysql -uroot -hlocalhost -A --prompt="\u@\h:\d> " I would like root to be red, @ to be ...
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Terminal Command Colors [closed]

I like to have a really beatiful console style. I use zsh and I have changed my theme to "agnoster" See it under: oh-my-zsh My problem is that I do not have OS X and iTerm2 but I want to have these ...
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Excel Conditional Formatting Colour Scales highlight group of cells when another cell is a certain value

So I have a document that has 2 drop downs with the first acting as a currency selection and the other acting as a discount selection (0% - 50%). Basically whenever I select from the dropdowns the ...
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How can I apply a konsole colorscheme from a non default location

I need to change konsole colorscheme from a profile stored in a non-default location using the command line. The reason is that users will have their shell colour set based on the project they are ...
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How to capture text color in an Office Document

I have a Word document with some titles of a particular blue tonality, now I want to continue the document adding some others sections that uses the same colour (color that I want to use not only in ...
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How can I customize the background color for the active window in emacs?

Related: How can I change the background colour of a single emacs buffer? I would like to change the background color of the active buffer to, say, white. This sort of thing is possible as ...
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Putty, some bolded/color looks fuzzy/blurry

I'm not sure if this is supposed to be normal or what because I haven't used Putty in a while because I recently built a new development box. Of interest the graphics card is a R9 270X. Notice how ...
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How can I change the color of a custom shape in photoshop with multiple colors?

I am working with custom shapes in photoshop and when I click bucket fill, it fills the entire image with one color. Are there ways to make the image multiple colors? For instance, if I had a ...
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Is there such a thing as a video card capable of Deep Color?

I know there are video cards that display True Color (24 bit color), but are there any video cards that display Deep Color (30, 36 and 48 bit color)? Further-more are there any display devices that ...
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vimrc “col <cs>” works but vim complains about trailing characters; colors do not work when using “color” or “colorscheme”

Colors work when adding col elflord to my .vimrc file but vim complains about trailing characters col elflord. Changing the command to color elflord or colorscheme elflord gets rid of the complaint, ...
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Font color is not the same after exporting to pdf in LibreOffice

Is it possible to make exported pdf files look like odt files ? For some reason entire text is being transformed to black font. Thank you.
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HP Color LaserJet - bypass out of color toner and print black and white?

I have a HP Color LaserJet CP1215 and it is low on Yellow toner. The front panel displays error and will not allow any jobs to print. Is there a way to bypass this and force it to print - even if ...
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VIM coloring with terminal color rules

In Linux bash shell, we can put colors with something like this: Let's imagine a file color.txt with contents \e[0;31m blah blah \e[0 If we do 'cat color.txt', it will results in blah blah (red ...
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What's the deal with terminal colors?

There are 256 terminal color escapes available: 8 "system" colors (0 - 7) 8 "bright" system colors (8 - 15) 216, or 6*6*6 "RGB" colors (16 - 231) 24 "grayscale" colors (232 - 255) The "RGB" colors ...
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Change Windows XP's system colors

I'm looking for a program that lets me change the system colors in Windows XP. I'm talking about the colors in classic mode, not "Luna"-style themes. I'm trying to set a darker theme but to make it ...
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Colorize ls-output by filetype [duplicate]

Every once in a while I have to list some files (~20-50) in Bash on Linux || Mac. These files are from four different file types. ls nand2tetris/myChips/ And16.**hdl** And16.**cmp** ...
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Colourized command for grep output

Hey forum! I have recently begun working with Debian and do so in a purely command-line environment. I connect from a windows desktop through puTTY using asymmetric encryption rather than passwords. ...
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Redirect colored output to file

I want to store a colored terminal output to a file (maybe a .rtf or whatever). In OSX I am able to manually copy it and paste it in a .rft file using Textedit, however I wanted to store it ...
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Vim colors not working properly in terminal

I'm using gnome terminal, and vim with solarized color theme. When I open vim in the terminal, it's illegible. But when I open a file in gvim, the color scheme works perfectly. Gnome terminal's ...
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ffmpeg hue shift in tiff output

I'm using these commands to generate tiff and jpeg output from the same input mpeg2 file ffmpeg -ss 14 -i '../test/test-in.mpg' -q:v 3 -vframes 1 -aspect 4:3 -vf ...
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How to set colors in OS X (Mavericks) terminal?

I want to set the color's palette of my terminal in order to use properly the Solarized colorscheme for Vim (http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized). I understand that i've to modify my .bash_profile ...
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Display Green as another color in Windows?

I'm green and red color blind. Is it possibly in Windows 7 to display green as a shade of another color so I can at least somewhat distinguish green and red when they are next to each?
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Relative bash colors that work with all schemes?

How can I have a "relative" color in bash, rather than hardcoded one? If I specify to use yellow "\033[93m" then it looks bad for those people that use white background. Is there a way to specify not ...
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New theme colors, Excel 2010

Consider I want to make a new theme for my workbook. First (for the colors) I go through Page Layout > Themes group > Colors > New custom colors. In this dialog box There are 4 text/backgrounds, 6 ...
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Cell colors change when copy&paste in Excel 2010

We have a 3rd party tool that creates an Excel file (xls, 97/2003 format) and formats some cells in different colours. When I copy a range of cells into a newly created file (xlsx, 2007/2010 format) ...
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Is there anyway to color `git push` output?

I've tried using: stderred, https://github.com/sickill/stderred colors in git, http://scie.nti.st/2007/5/2/colors-in-git global config color.ui=true. Though the output from git push on error is ...
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Getting the predominant colour in an image?

Is it possible to get the predominant colour in an image from the command line? Ideally I'd like it back as hex or RGB. I thought it might be possible to do this with imagemagick's identify command, ...
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Get colors in 'less'' command

when I read a file in Linux with the command 'less' or 'more', how can I get the content in colors?
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Enable Alternating Row Coloring for Mail in Outlook 2013 [duplicate]

As Outlooks Color Scheme is rather dull and hard to read in my opinion, is there a way to set alternating row coloring in Outlook 2013, especially for my Email View?
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How Colors are filled in a bit i.e either 1 or 0? [closed]

This question is just out of curiosity and I tried searching for it. But most of the site speak about binary representation and 256 combinations in 8-bit.. This I already know.. I do know that RGB has ...
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ANSI Colors & Syntax

Is there a mapping of ANSI colors to their syntax in a given shell? For example, in BASH, Blue seems to be Folders and Green seems to be executable files. Does a list exist for what ANSI colors mean ...
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ConsoleZ (Console2 Port) Change Background Color per Pane

I have downloaded ConsoleZ for paned terminal windows. I am wondering if anyone here knows how to set background colors per pane? For example, I might monitor apache2 errors.log in one pane and ...
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Use custom undefined color in Excel 2003

I want to change background of the cell. I click the icon in the toolbar to do that, but only pallete of predefined colors is offered: But I want my own, custom color which is not present in the ...
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Win 7 How to Change Basic Theme Window Color?

In the Personalization control panel, when selecting the Windows 7 Basic theme (not Aero, and not classic), the windows have an Aero look but without any of the transparency effects. Unfortunately, ...
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How do I change the stroke color while retaining the fill color using eye dropper in Illustrator?

I have a question regarding illustrator. Let's say I have a circle with blue fill and red stroke. And I place an image in the illustrator file. Now I want to change the red stroke of my circle to ...
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Change Active Taskbar Application

I currently have the Buttons on other taskbars set so Never combine So I can have multiple Chrome windows open and will see multiple Chromes on the taskbar. Now the problem is that sometimes I don't ...
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Xubuntu Terminal overrides shell- and vi color schemes, how to deactivate?

I'm running an up-to-tade Xubuntu and have a real problem with these Terminals. I don't want them to be all that design-ish. Just the plain old Terminal with a black background and green text. And in ...
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Force text/background color in drop-down menu in Firefox

I have following code in my userContent.css, which forces all textareas and input fields to be black on white: input, textarea { color:#000 !important; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255) ...
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So I want to change the default font color for eclipse, but the color wheel does nothing

I go to Preferences > General > Colors and Fonts And can change the text Font's font but am unable to change its default color. Does anyone know how this is accomplished. I am programing in ...
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Coloring of collapsed threads in mutt

I'm trying to figure out the syntax of colouring collapsed threads in the mutt index. The documentation for mutt patterns doesn't seem to include a description of how this works, and so far I've been ...
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How does Windows 7 taskbar “color hot-tracking” feature calculate the colour to use?

This has intrigued me for quite some time. Does anyone know the algorithm Windows 7 Aero uses to determine the colour to use as the hot-tracking hover highlight on taskbar buttons for ...
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Colors in ssh connection

I have a colorful bash terminal (e.g. ls and vim show colors when configured to do so). How can I have these colors when connecting to a remote server via ssh?
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Can a printer print white color?

I was reading about different color models, when this question hit my mind. Can the CMYK color model generate white color? Printers use CMYK color mode. What will happen if I try to print a white ...