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

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how to remove a png file's background using Paint.NET

I have a PNG file that is composed of only two colors: white and dark. Majority of image space is occupied by the white color but I want to remove this white color, thus giving the image a transparent ...
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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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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 ...
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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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OSX Yosemite, change the finder folder color

Is it possible to change the ugly light blue of the finder's folders to another one ?
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How can I change the background colour of a single emacs buffer?

I want to make SQL interactive buffers that are connected to production DBs very, very obvious, so my thought was to change the background of the buffer to a dark red colour. set-background-color ...
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How to change the background color of a transparent desktop image on Mac OS X?

Under Desktop & Screen Saver I have selected to show a PNG image with transparency on my Desktop. It looks like this: The transparent area shows the exact same color that is listed as the first ...
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How to disable EMACS - Prelude colors? (terminal)

I've used PRELUDE to work better in terminal, but I'd love to work with my default Terminal theme(colors). Zenburn-theme comes default with Prelude but It just work great the first time i run emacs ...
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Making Windows Explorer distinctive (changing background color or file/folder icons) for specific folder

Is there a way to change the background color in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 when the current folder being displayed meets a certain condition? Or is there a way I can change the icons of the ...
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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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How to change Firefox image background color back to white?

I have problems viewing any transparent images, which have no background color set: the black lines are almost invisible on the dark gray background that Firefox has now set instead of the white color ...
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OpenOffice Calc: Cell Background/Border Color

I am trying to create a spreadsheet with colored cell backgrounds. But I encountered this strange bug, where the background of a cell is bigger than the shown border, so coloring a cell will actually ...
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White color is not white in Windows Picture Viewer

Recently bought new monitor. And connected it with HDMI. No new monitor extends my laptops in-built monitor. There is 1 problem with white color (all other colors are awesome) This is how Windows 7 ...
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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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How can I change the desktop color to black in Snow Leopard?

I'm trying to change the desktop color to black but I can't seem to find how, other than by creating a solid black image. In System Preferences -> Desktop & Screensaver, there are a few colors, ...
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How to change the colour of a png image in any adobe software

I have a logo that is a process color and I need to change it to a pantone colour. The only way I could change the colour was if I live traced it but I lost some detail. So I was wondering if there is ...
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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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Convert color photos of documents to good black-and-white (bitonal) images?

Since I don't have a copier or scanner, I'm using an 8 megapixel camera to copy documents. This works pretty well except they need a lot of processing afterward. I'd like to get from a photo to a ...
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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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Can we really change the browser screen background in black and the text in white in Chrome?

I wish to have a black background for my browser screen especially in Chrome without any bugs.
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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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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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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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Trying to change the color of database and variable names

I am customizing the colors and can't for the life of me find the option to change the color of database/table and variable names ..they are stuck that odd teal color, Ive changed the color of ever ...
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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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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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Is it possible to set color for the user input in bashrc?

Note that I only want user's input to have specific color (words that user has typed with keyboard), not the actual command's output. I tried: export PS1="$ \033[38;5;154m" I know that it should ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Change color of pasted email addresses in LibreOffice Calc

I use LibreOffice Calc on a Linux system. Sometimes when I paste text into a cell (in particular, email addresses) they display as blue font on grey background. But I want black font on white ...
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Can I convert an image from CMYK to RGB in Mac OS X?

Is there a way to convert a JPEG from CMYK to RGB, using Preview or any other tool built into Mac OS X? I see I can go to Tools | Assign Profile… and select from a long list of options, including ...
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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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How can I switch colors using keyboard shortcuts in GIMP?

I'm making screencasts (like the ones on Khan Academy) with GIMP as a virtual blackboard. Right now, switching foreground colors is a bit of a hassle--I have to move my pen over to the palette in my ...
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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 uniformly change color of an image?

I have an image that is kind of reddish/orange: Is there a tool (e.g. Photoshop, Paint.NET, etc...) that let's me pick a different color set (say green) and that would color the image accordingly. ...
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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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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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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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How to color highlight text in a black/white document easily

I am editing a 96 chapter book. The text is in normal black letters on a white background. What I want to be able to do is: I want to have any changes or additions automatically shown in another ...
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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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Mac OS X: How to change the color label of files from the Terminal

Is there a way I can set the color label of a file to some color when in the Terminal? I know that the following command lists some info about what the color currently is, but I can't figure out how ...
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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 ...