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

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*live* vim syntax highlighting on stdout?

I want to have some program's output colorized as it apperas on terminal. I know that utility named highlight does the this. But: it has a limited set of built-in language support, and I want ...
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ImageMagick failed to convert colors in PDF

I have got a PDF document containing a red font which I want to replace by a black font. I tried the following command according to this answer: convert -density 300 doc.pdf -fill black -opaque ...
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Adjust colours in a PDF

I'd like to make colour adjustments to an existing PDF file, the equivalent of Photoshop's adjustments, and save a new version with the altered colours. I'm after more than a colourspace conversion. ...
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How do I change foreground color based on which command line program is running? (Bash and PowerShell)

I'd like to change the foreground color based on which program is running. Is this possible in either Bash or PowerShell?
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How can I achieve separate colors for current, local, and remote ref names when using a custom git log format?

I have a custom git log format that I use. I have color.ui=true set in my .gitconfig. For example this simple format: git log --pretty=format:"%h %d %s" --decorate This would print something like ...
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Does the color of a heatsink affect its performance in dissipating heat?

I know that heatsinks come in different fin forms and those different fin forms affect the way how they dissipate heat. However, there's something I could not get about them and it's their color. Can ...
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Coloring numbers differently from letters in visual studio

IS it possible to have Visual Studio highlight numbers in a different color from the standard alphabet characters a-Z? In Gvim, 1-9 is colored in bright pink and the letters in black. With the fonts ...
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How can one make vim change terminal colors?

I am using command line vim running from an xterm (which runs sh). I have color in vim according to a color scheme I like. The problem is, as usual with 256-color terminals and truecolor color ...
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Add colors to gif palete gimp

When I open a GIF file in gimp, I find it very hard to add more colours then those that are already contained in GIF palette. When I draw with different colours, GIMP is trying to use the colour from ...
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Running vim in Console2 does not show colours properly

So I am currently using Console2 for my command line stuff, the background shell is just the cmd.exe from windows. My problem is that I have the theme set to 'twilight` in vim, and it works perfectly ...
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Use Excel Color Scale Formatting with Text

I use Excel sheets to track the status of tasks through a set of discrete statuses. I'd like to be able to format these automatically, with the start being red, the end being green and progressing ...
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Windows 7 logon UI image files - How to locate and edit them?

I want to change the color of my logon screen picture box - possibly along with other interface elements - in Windows 7.The image I'm talking about is the glossy bluish box surrounding the selected ...
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Prevent style from modifying color in Word 2007

How do I prevent a style from changing the font color. I have "Automatic" selected as the font color (and the "Default" button under "Font" is disabled by the way), but whenever I apply the style, the ...
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I need help calibrating color across multiple programs

I have recently gotten a new computer, and I am having trouble calibrating the color. Up until this point, the color in the web browser is accurate, and continues to be for most images, but I am ...
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I want to be able to save a customized color scheme in Vista

I know how to change my color scheme in Vista. What I despair about is that after I change it, if I switch to another scheme (such as back to Aero), my customized scheme is gone. If I want, I can ...
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ConEmu Solarized color scheme not displaying properly in vim

I'll like to use vim terminal in ConEmu with Solarized color scheme. After configuring ConEmu and vimrc, some of the text from the help file is unreadable as shown below. My vimrc: runtime ...
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Color bands in bar charts in Microsoft Excel 2010

Is it possible to obtain a bar chart like the one in this example: (that is: I need to have vertical color bands to make "visually" group the bars for each horizontal axis' point.) Any ideas?
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What are the Primary colors? RGB or MCY?

Our printer in office uses three Imaging units of Magenta, Cyan and Yellow. I thought the primary colours were Red, Green and Blue?
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Outlook 2010: Color highlight email text with color in inbox for high priority email

In Microsoft Outlook 2010, is it possible to highlight an email to a different color if it's more important? I notice that when email is flagged in the recipient inbox if the sender marks the email ...
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How to determine background and object colors in powerpoint 2007

I was just wondering how to determine the color (and gradient) settings of a slides background and various objects (text and auto-shapes)? When I try to change the color of slide, PowerPoint does not ...
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Trouble with Group Inboxs and assigning tasks

I work in a service desk type environment and our current system for allocating work in our group inbox is to assign the email a colour (each colour represents a different person). For example if Mary ...
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Reset terminal after quitting VIM — colors all messed up

Whenever I quit VIM my terminal colors are all messed up. Manually running reset on the command line doesn't seem to fix it either. I'm using the Mustang VIM theme. I think I basically need to tell ...
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How to set a color for macros inside emacs?

I would know if it is possible to set C/C++ macros to be a specific color when the files are opened in emacs.
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Is there a program that can colourize the output of any linux command?

Or would I have to write my own? What's the best language for building a tool of this kind? I'm kind of new to linux, but I'm guessing that you could pass the output of a program to a particular ...
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Win7: Invert Colors Of One Specific Window

I often use ctrl+alt+I and windows magnifier to invert the colors of my screen, to make bright windows easier to read. The problem is that, eg, some windows are naturally dark and some are naturally ...
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Xterm control sequence to get RGB value for ANSI color

The meat In (some) terminals you can use a sequence like this; printf "\e]4;3;rgb:cc/78/33\e\\" to set the third color in the ANSI color palette to the RGB values represented by #CC7833. Can you ...
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“Emulate” 256 colors in PuTTY terminal

At my job, I ssh into a development server everyday. I usually use exceed XStart to ssh in, but I downloaded PuTTY to see if I could do anything that I couldn't do with XStart. I spend almost the ...
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Looking for Windows utility to find a pixel of specific color on screen [duplicate]

I need to find pixels of specific RGB color on my computer screen quickly. Something like pressing a hot key and the mouse cursor is moved to there or the area is circled. I would prefer a Windows ...
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In photoshop 7, how can I change the color of text that has already been saved as an image

I have a photoshop file which is a bunch of text but it was saved as an image (so I can't use any of the text tools to change it). Its basically black text and I want to change it to purple. I tried ...
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Immediately tell which output was sent to stderr

When automating a task, it is sensible to test it first manually. It would be helpful, though, if any data going to stderr was immediately recognizeable as such, and distinguishable from the data ...
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How do you change the color of an Internet Calendar in Outlook?

It's easy to change the color of your personal calendar... Tools > Options > Calendar Options... > Default color. However, it seems when adding an internet calendar, or viewing another shared ...
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Is it possible to change color depth in KDE in user mode?

I want to increase the color depth for my user account in kde. I cannot edit the configuration in /etc/X11. Is it possible?
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Changing the color of the Pencil tool

I am new to GIMP and I do not understand how to change the color of the Pencil tool. The only options I see are: Mode Opacity Brush Dynamics Where is the option for the color that will be drawn?
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Unify colour settings across vim and gvim

My vim and gvim have different colour settings. I want to use the same colour settings in both. I checked I am not using any .vimrc or .gvimrc configuration file at the moment. How do I unify ...
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Dell laptop display grainy on darker colors

I've recently been provided a new Dell Precision "laptop" with shipped-in ATI FirePro M7820 card. And for some reasons I'm experiencing "grain" flickering on dark colours (mostly grey) but not on all ...
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How do you change the background color for errors in Xoria256 VIM color scheme?

I am wondering how to change the red background color for errors in the Xoria 256 color scheme for VIM. I just can not seem to find which part to change. UPDATE The only way I can get the red ...
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Customize Resharper Marker Bar

Is it possible to change the colour of the TODO/NotImplementedExceptions in the Resharper Marker Bar? I find the cyan nearly impossible to see on the grey backround of the window.
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Can I customize the color scheme in PowerShell?

For example, I'd like blue to be a little bit lighter, or change red to be a bit more orangeish. Is this possible? I know that I can change the background and foreground colors easily. What about the ...
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How do I change the color of application windows in OSX? (the grey bits)

Just wondering how difficult it would be to change the grey color on application windows in OSX to a different color for each application? I have tried an app called CrystalClear Interface that meant ...
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Changing colour of the close button in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I'd like to change the colour of the red close button in the top right of each window (Windows 8 / 8.1). Presumably there's an RGB code / hex code somewhere in the registry that I could edit?
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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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emacs --no-window-system customization

I'm using emacs -nw as my editor on my Ubuntu 12.04 system. However, the --no-window-system does not use the colors of the terminal. QUESTION How could I change the default colors of the emacs ...
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userContent.css - GMail Compose Same Color as “about:blank”

I have some code in my Firefox userContent.css that sets the background color for the about:blank page. However, the about:blank color also seems to apply to the text area background for creating ...
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RGB Colours in Office 2011 for MAC

How do I check what are the RGB colours (numbers) for a particular shade in Office 2011 For MAC? Im working on a document in Word in Office for MAC, but when I open the document in MS Word on a PC, ...
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How can I override website themes to surf with a 'dark' theme

e.g. black background, grey text. surely there must be a firefox extension for this?
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In vim, background color changes on scrolling

Occasionally I get a weird error with the background color in vim when scrolling up in a long file. The background over the text is correct, but everywhere there is no printable character the ...
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Tab color in Adobe Acrobat Reader

I am using Adobe Reader version 9.5.5 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This reader makes possible view in multitabs and also copy text from PDF files is possible. When I open two files inactive tabs colour ...
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Determine colours used in psd file

How can I easily determine which colours were used in a specific psd file without having to dig through every layer using the colour picker tool?
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Change Taskbar AND Window Title Text On Windows 8

This answer shows how to change window title text color. But there is one problem: Aero Lite theme changes taskbar text color to black. Is there a way to change it?
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Camera Cards and Gimp

I have three camera cards: white, 18% gray, and black. These are used to fix the colors of the photos that are taken. I took a picture with all three of these cards at the beginning of the shoot. My ...