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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

1
vote
0answers
465 views

Changing text and background colors only for plain text emails in Thunderbird

I managed to tune Thunderbird to darker scheme for everything except the messages, so it looks like this I tried changing colors for messages in Options - Display - Colour, but regardless of Allow ...
1
vote
1answer
145 views

Can I find Deep Color monitors?

I have been reading about Deep Color (aka high bit depth color) and I understand that I can produce it in software, but how do I know if my monitor can support it? If it can't, are there any monitors ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Program to perform custom mapping of ANSI colors to TRUECOLOR?

Does anyone know if there's a console application that can intercept output from other apps and translate ANSI colors into desired TRUECOLOR values? This would provide similar functionality to ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

OSX Yosemite, change the finder folder color

Is it possible to change the ugly light blue of the finder's folders to another one ?
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Chrome on Mac is all black and white (grayscale). How do I get it back to normal colours?

The tabs and icons on top of Chrome are coloured It's just the webpages themselves that are grayscale When a page loads, it is coloured for a few seconds depending on how long it takes to load, then ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

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
2
votes
2answers
632 views

Change firefox menu color using userChrome.css

I would like to expand on my question , which I asked on superuser few weeks ago. As the question was formulated, the answers were satisfactory, and I have accepted. But it turns out, it does not ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

Dark greenish screen on Windows 7 desktop

Suddenly, my Windows 7 desktop screen went dark green, making it almost impossible to use the computer. I noticed the problem starts right at boot, because the BIOS also has a very dark color. I've ...
3
votes
1answer
384 views

Installing Emacs color theme

I've been trying to install color themes for emacs and I'm not quite sure how I can do it. I have downloaded an .el file and put it under my .emacs.d folder, then edited my .emacs file and added this: ...
1
vote
1answer
277 views

.tmux.conf: How can I conditionally set a color variable?

Sometimes I use a light-colored terminal, sometimes a dark one. I export a THEME environment variable to conditionally set colors in my .bash_profile and .vimrc. I'm trying to do the same in my ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

What kind of color code is this?

I'm using a software which exports among others color codes like the following 4278190335 2358853119 656213503 4244695807 545395711 2448883199 7991807 I've never seen such codes before, what kind ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Cell colours depending on value

I have a column of cells where each cell contains one of the following text values Optimal Normal High-Normal Mild Moderate Severe I would like the cell colour to be a set depending on what the ...
2
votes
0answers
70 views

How can I set Thunderbird to use “Reader's default colors (Don't set colors in page)” by default?

Personally my color preference for email messages (and most other windows) is a dark background with a light foreground, but others may like/need different color settings. I can format the messages I ...
0
votes
1answer
395 views

How do I using Regedit Change the Color of both Borders and Text Box in Windows 8

I have some custom version of Windows 8 and it seems they custom edited the default color of the borders for all windows to be black. While trying to find the string to edit in Regedit, I also by ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

In Excel 2013 how can you make every distinct number value have a matching distinct colour?

I have a table of computed numbers in excel (different every time it is computed), for example: A B C D E 1. 9 8 9 9 1 2. 7 1 1 1 9 3. 1 6 5 2 9 4. 6 6 3 2 2 5. 3 3 2 3 7 In the example I have ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

How do I blur colour borders in Paint.NET

I have a document from which I am trying to remove marks. I'm doing so the only way I can, with the colour-picker and the paintbrush, painting over the marks with the closest colour around them. This ...
1
vote
2answers
77 views

Vim colorschemes ONLY works in .vimrc

If I'm editing specifically ~/.vimrc in vim :colorscheme <some colorscheme> will do exactly what it's suppose to do. Only schemes in /usr/share/vim/vim74/colors will work though and not say in ...
0
votes
2answers
589 views

How can I colour-code files and directories in my shell environment?

I've seen many screencasts online in which the files and directories are colour-coded differently for ease-of-use. I'd like to achieve the same on in my bash terminal, on OS X 10.9 and using iTerm2. ...
0
votes
1answer
180 views

How to improve monitor contrast ratio?

I bought a monitor recently, and altough it was quite cheap, it looked good enough at the store and most of the reviews said the image quality was good. When I got home and tried it I started having ...
1
vote
1answer
628 views

E185: Cannot find color scheme for synload.vim (Line 19)

I've specified the location of .vimrc and .vim: .vimrc file saved at ~/.marslo/.vimrc .vim folder saved at ~/.marslo/.vim After set the rumtimepath, plugins (installed by vundle) and colorscheme ...
1
vote
0answers
195 views

How can I change the colors of fbterm using escape sequences?

From fbterm(1) we can read: FbTerm supports xterm's 256 color mode extension (...) But xterm's 256 color escape sequences conflict with the linux sequences implemented by FbTerm, so private escape ...
0
votes
0answers
268 views

Windows “Color Management” see no monitor after video driver uninstall (Solved)

I used to be able to color calilb the built-in and external monitor of my Lenovo G500 64-bit Win8.1 laptop. Then suddenly Color Calibration of Win has error when I tried to calib the external ...
1
vote
1answer
105 views

How to give each virtual terminal in GNU Screen it's own background color?

I have a dream: I want each virtual terminal within GNU Screen to have it's own unique background color. I think I can fake it in an .bashrc script that emits xterm control codes to set background ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Change style and color of text with text along path (gimp)

Having a frustrating problem with text along path. First I create a curved path, then I go to the text tool and type in some text, then right click the text box and select text along path. For some ...
2
votes
2answers
401 views

GNU screen changes vim syntax highlighting colors

I am trying to use vim inside a GNU screen session, but whenever I open vim inside screen the syntax highlighting uses completely different colors when compared to when I open vim outside GNU screen. ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

Formatting of entire column based on the grand total using color scale?

This might be answered somewhere else, but I haven't been able to find a solution to this. The question is how to use color scale for entire column just based on grand total. I have attached the ...
0
votes
0answers
133 views

How are the laser printer CMYK colors mixed when printing

I'm writing an application which should analyze a PDF page and tell based on the toner prices and other costs how much does this page cost. The problem here is that I don't know how colors are mixed ...
0
votes
1answer
213 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
260 views

how would I change the font color of the Windows 7 taskbar? with aero

I'm running Aero but it's next to impossible to read the task bar icon titles: How would I change the font color to a different color (i.e black) so it's visible and makes the background and task ...
1
vote
2answers
311 views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
360 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
217 views

Color Coding Lotus Notes 8.5 Calendar by Chair

Is it possible to assign a color to the Chair of the meeting in the Lotus Notes calendar? I'd like to color code the meetings in the calendar this way for quick reference.
2
votes
1answer
109 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
245 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
278 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
441 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
556 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
190 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
239 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
32 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
372 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
284 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
50 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
90 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
37 views

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 ...