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

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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 yellow....
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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 ...
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Unable to change the color of a graphic created in Adobe Illustrator into Photoshop

I am having hard time editing the colors of a graphic created in AI and I was hoping I can get some guidance. I do not have too much experience in graphic design so please excuse me if I am not ...
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Adobe Photoshop changing color of images when exporting? Why? Making them more yellow

I'm working with Lightroom and photoshop, getting photos ready then exporting them to Photoshop, finishing up and then exporting.. Problem is, when final images are exported, they suddenly change ...
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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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256color terminal flickering in Konsole

I'm trying to setup 256 color mode at work for my Vim setup and it just refuses to work correctly. I'm using Konsole as my terminal emulator and my shell type is tcsh. I found a perl script named ...
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How to color specific parts of the bash prompt?

I am working on a macbook OSX and I am administering some VMs inside my machine. I often make mistakes because all prompts have the same color and type, so I want to differentiate them. First of all, ...
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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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How to set Clink's output color?

Clink's default text output is in white. E.g. after injecting Clink, typing clinkTabTab shows: If I set the cmd window to black text on white background ("Properties" → "Colors"), this is the ...
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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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How to change bash default foreground color?

On my system, I've set my PS1 to end with a nice off-white. But whenever I issue a command with color in the output, it will wind up calling the equivalent of tput sgr0 and begin using the default ...
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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 ...
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Custom color for Windows 10 taskbar

It seems that I only can select among some predefined colors for the taskbar in the Personalize section. I already tried the regedit hack (HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize\...
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ls colors disappear after running zsh

I installed the latest version of zsh on my osx using brew and then went ahead and installed oh-my-zsh. Everything is fine and dandy, but where did my ls colors go? If I run a bash -l inside of that ...
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Is it possible to change the color of the aero spinner

I was playing around with Windows 7 X4 edition on a virtual machine and I noticed something very interesting which I really want. The aero loading wheel was dark blue instead of teal, and that looked ...
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How do I change the color of the taskbar in Windows 10?

In earlier builds of Windows 10, this was possible from the Personalization -> Color and Appearance menu. However, "Color and Appearance" seems to have been removed from the final build. Is it still ...
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My new monitor seems to have a yellowish tint. Is there any way to deal with it?

So I bought a new monitor http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/monitors/LS27D590PS/ZA to connect to my MBA. However it seems to have a quite obvious yellowish tint with its display. I also encountered a ...
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How to backup color schemes from Windows 2000?

I'm planning on a migration of a virtual machine server which requires a completely new install, and I was hoping to retrieve the custom color scheme I was using on it so I could migrate it to the new ...
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How do I superimpose a conditional formated heatmap based on one set of values over a different set of values in Excel 2013

I would like one cell to be formatted with a gradient color based on the value in another cell. For example, I would like cells A1 and A2 to be highlighted based on the values in B1 and B2. If I ...
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Lock color scale (convert to fixed)

I have used conditional formatting to apply a color scale to a range of values. Now I would like to permanently freeze those colors. I have poked around a bit, and can't find event the beginning of ...
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Linux CLI colors wrong output

I have a few different linux systems and some of them the color looks ok and right. Other ones the colors are darker and bold. I have checked my putty settings and output from dircolors and they ...
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How do I fix vim colors in OS X Yosemite?

I've been trying to fix this for weeks, to no avail, and it's been really frustrating. Here is the issue: Fed up with the wrong colors and general plugin mess, I decided to wipe my .vim and ....
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How to Enter Hex Colour Values in Excel?

I've googled the topic and searched on Super User for a preëxistent answer, and yet I cannot for the life of me figure this out. What I want to do is simple: just assign a particular colour in the ...
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How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color?

How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color? MS-DOS is really old, and being the grandpappy of the computers it is really hard to find support for it. I have these tried suggestions from ...
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Color hex-value field is missed

Recently I have installed Photoshop CC. Now I have this color picker window. There is no hex field for color. Where I can find editable field with hex value?
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Is DPI over 600 useful for text quality? [closed]

There are many cheap color laser printers. When it is color, the text quality should be worse than a similar monochrome laser printer. I need some color graphics, but my main need is high quality text....
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Can Windows 8 handle separate color profiles for multiple displays?

I'm currently using a laptop attached to an external monitor. I only ever use one of the displays at a time (external when at home, laptop when on the road). When I'm only using the external monitor, ...
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Can tmux display pretty pane corners?

I'm in the process of picking up tmux, and I'm sure I'll get used to it, but this pointy edge is bothersome. Is there a way to make the corner flush, like this (fixed with gimp)? I know that the ...