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

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Restoring default color scheme on Windows 8

When I was trying to find some color scheme comfortable for eyes on my Windows 8, I have changed my regedit settings using *.reg file. Unfortunately, I don't like it anymore and I would like to ...
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High contrast theme and Firefox-Font colour issues?

I have turned on high contrast theme in Windows 7, the problem now is the theme is interfering with firefox( no problem with Opera) and the pages loading. For example, the below given is a screenshot ...
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Gnome 3.16: Disable color manager

First, I have Manjaro with Gnome 3.16. By default, my screen looks unreadable, so I put in ~/.profile xcalib -gammacor 1.3 -alter in order to fix it every time I log in. It seems to work, but that ...
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PDF reader with inverted colors or invert colors only on one app?

I'm new to OSX and have a copy of OSX Yosemite. I really like iBooks and Preview, but I need a night theme or the option to invert colors as in Linux with Gnome's Document Viewer. I'm aware that I ...
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Why do (esp. background) colors invert when Pasting, but not Inserting, images into documents?

Many images on the Web show an object on a white or transparent background. When that image is copied and pasted into a document (e. g. MS Office Word/Powerpoint), the colors (esp. background colors) ...
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Invert cmd.exe colors

cmd.exe is by default black background and white text. I want to invert this color scheme to be white background and black text. I know you could do it in colors tab in properties, but sometimes it ...
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How to set up a new GIS large format Plotter?

We have a new HP t1300 Plotter and of course the drivers offer new methods regarding the following settings: Standard-RGB Source profile sRGB IE61966-2.1 Adobe RGB (1998) Apple RGB ColorMatch RGB ...
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Mac Terminal theme - text-colors not working

I'm using the Mac Terminal more frequently and was using the Homebrew theme (green text, black background). Now I wanted to set a new theme which had different text colors. The one I tried using was ...
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change mac appearance color (from blue and graphite)

The choice of either Blue or Graphite in Appearance looks so poor and sad. I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 but the same ever boring colors have been in all versions. Screenshot: is there ANY way ...
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Mac > Microsoft Word 2011 > changes shape color against my will

Do this... create a new Word doc draw a shape remove all formatting from it except a single flat color go to fill color in the ribbon & choose the "More Colors" option bring up the "RGB Sliders" ...
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How to stop PuTTY + Informix switching background and foreground color?

I connect with PuTTY (with "xterm") to a Debian system running Informix. In all Informix applications (self-written 4GL as well as isql and i4gl) PuTTY switches the background and foreground colors ...
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different colors in cells as value increases

The conditional formatting that I am using right now is .. if cell equals 1 then this color .. if cell equals 2 then this color and so on. Is there a way I can format it for more than just the 3 ...
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How to change the color of the default title in iTerm2

Every time I execute a command, it's difficult for me to find where is the start point of the results comes from my last command. So I want to make the default line "Arthur-Mac-mini..." change color, ...
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Chrome/Other browsers changes the colors of a picture

So I've been having this issue on my home desktop, where the colors of a picture could be completely different from the actual colors, when the browser renders it out. I am only having this issue on ...
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Applying Colours Scheme to Gnome 3.14 Terminal

I'm trying to change the colour scheme on my gnome terminal running on debian jessie. I've tried different ways, like Base16 Builder or Base16 Gnome Terminal, but none seem to work. After I generate ...
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Win 7: Changing Desktop Background Colour (but not image)

I'm on Windows 7. I have a problem with my desktop background - I use the Community Showcase: Natural Landscapes 2 theme. Very nice it is too. However, the shape of the images on my 4:3 second ...
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Fixed highlighting in tmux

I miss highlighting (reverse mode) on console since I started to use urxvt + tmux as main terminal. The highlights was replaced with with italic font - what looks pretty cool at first - however I ...
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Dual Monitor Color Issue

My monitor is connected to my laptop via HDMI. The color on the monitor in dual screen is a bit weird. It's kinda yellowish. I tried changing the color on the monitor itself, doesn't help. When I went ...
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Changes to be commited half green half red

Last time I used git add . and git status after I got this output: Why is the output colored this way, and why are the paths ordered so oddly? For example: ...
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Canon Pixma B200 error; what is it and can I fix it?

I have an MG 5300 series Canon Pixma printer. Halfway through printing a page, an error - B200 -came up and it says: printer error has occurred. Unplug the power cord and contact the service ...
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Bullet point with different color on OpenOffice Writer

I've found myself in need to do something I've never though about before. I needed to put a different color on some bullets. I've found a way to do this, but I find it so hacky... (It's a very ...
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Switching solarized colors with mintty and tmux

I am trying to find a way to easily toggle between light/dark solarized themes without needing to create a new terminal/tmux session. I am running mintty on a Windows machine and usually log into a ...
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Math equations on black background

I am preparing a PowerPoint presentation and I need to include mathematical notations. I don't think that Microsoft Equation is able to print in white. I can write my equations in MathJax but it ...
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Real Colors on Monitor [duplicate]

I was creating an info graphic in Photoshop when I noticed that the color is quite different between my two monitors: Which one is the "real" color? I would expect the answer to that to be neither. ...
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how to set .vim color scheme to vim editor OS X

I downloaded some .vim color scheme files in github and moved them by sudo mv ~.vim /usr/share/vim/vim73/colors then I wrote colorscheme ~.vim in vimrc. The original schemes already existed, are ...
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Multiple color schemes in a notepad++ text document containing multiple languages

I understand how to associate a color scheme to a certain file type, but i often run into the case where I have a shell script that is a wrapper for an SQL script. My question is can you select ...
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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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How to change bullet color in OSX Notes

I'm trying to change the theme of my Notes app (to ultimate get green text on a black background). I changed the background by changing the paper.tiff file in Notes.app/Resources to black, and ...
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How to identify black and white images in folder of images

I would like to identify the black and white images in a folder containing 300,000 images which are a variety of colours. An alternative method would be to identify the colour images and treat the ...
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Change the color of specific words in Microsoft Word/Publisher

I have a paragraph of text with 5 different colors. Is is possible to just change the color of black text to another color? If not, is there an easier way than just selecting each part of the text ...
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Can't get gamma right in Windows. In Ubuntu it's very good by default

I'm having a hard time adjusting my monitor's gamma to my liking in Windows. I'm not a photographer/video editor or anything like that, I don't need precise calibration, but the default settings in ...
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Installing a vim color scheme

After some research, I've discovered that in order to properly install you need to create a .vim directory inside of the path represented by the $VIMRUNTIME variable from this StackOverflow post. When ...
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How reliable PDF renderers are to the final print? [closed]

Provided that PDF is an open standard since 2008, I was surprised to see so blatant difference between different PDF renderers. It should be added that I thought that PDF was a good way to "print" a ...
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IPS Screen viewing angle - the picture gets less bright when viewing from side

I have recently bought 23" ASUS VX239H display with AH-IPS A+ screen. I have read many articles before about wide viewing angles of IPS displays. When I first looked at it I was surprised, how much ...
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Change menu selected item color

In windows 10 is there a registry trick to change the color of a selected item of a menu, for example in a right click menu or a toolbar menu or a sidebar menu such as explorer folder tree view. I'm ...
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illustrator why when i click make to convert to live paint why does the stroke profile change

I have changed uniform line to shaped line profile and when I click make to convert to live paint I get a dialog box which says" complex visual appearance objects ... may be lost when converting to a ...
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When I invert my screen colors, why does it un-invert after a couple seconds?

I’m trying to invert my screen for better reading at night. These two commands both work for a couple seconds, and then it goes back to normal. xrandr-invert-colors xcalib -invert -alter What ...
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How to make the “— more --” prompt more visible in irssi?

I guess it's happened to most of us at least once: you flip to a channel, think "aw, how dull, nobody's said anything for hours..." — and then realize that it's because you forgot to scroll back ...
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Right Click Items appears in grey boxes

I am using Windows 8.1 64bit. Suddenly all of my right click items are appearing in grey boxes. I don't know how this happened and i can't find any solution on the Web. Images:
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How to create second color calibration profile in Windows 8 and switch between the two?

Windows 8 offers Display Color Calibration wizard. (Control Panel > Display > Calibrate Color.) It is great for basic use. Its only downside is that it always changes current color profile, giving no ...
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wrong MC colors when launched via xterm -e mc

I use ini-customized color theme in Midnight Commander 4.8. [Colors] base_color=linux:normal=cyan,rgb002:input=white,cyan:inputunchanged=black,cyan:dhotnormal=red When I launch xterm and then ...
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Vim colorscheme not displaying properly

I realize that questions about Vim colorschemes have been asked quite frequently, but I believe I've tried the advice in all of them and I can't quite seem to get my colorschemes to work. That being ...
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Need to change the cell colours exactly as matched in other excel sheet

I have two excel files with similar set of data in columns. One sheet has specific colours in the data and the other sheet has some values. I need to copy exact colours to the exact matching cells. ...
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Why isn't a color profile showing up in the Color Sync Utility (Mac OS 10.9.5)?

I'm trying to use a color profile, which isn't showing up in the Color Sync Utility despite being present in ~/Library/ColorSync/Profiles alongside other profiles that are showing up. When I open the ...
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LibreOffice calc; is it possible to automatically make cells coloured according to the HTML code entered into them?

I am creating a LibreOffice calc spreadsheet designed to be basically be a customized version of the table entitled "Default element colors, by atomic number:" on this page ...
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Making text color lighter in a fedora terminal using a dark background

In a fedora distribution, When you use a dark background, colored text are too dark to offer a good contrast. How do you fix that?
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How can I start a 256 color game on a Virtual Machine with Win XP?

(Note: I am from Germany and have my system on german language, so if i my translations of the Buttons and stuff i get on screen seem strange to you pls let me know) I wanted to play a old pc game of ...
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Can I refill monochrome laser printer cartridge with color powder?

I print a lot of documents with only cyan color (or Magenta). If I use a color laser printer, it gets very expensive. So now I'm wondering if I can refill my black/white printer's cartridge with ...
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How to make VS show different color of the frame when selected?

This has been annoying me since the change to the progressive and "beautiful" look of VS. When I work in another application, VS's frame is grey. Fine. When I select VS, it stays the same grey. This ...
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Is it possible to replace default Windows color picker dialog?

I am using software like text editors or development tools that use default Windows color picker dialog. Is there a way to intercept somehow calls to windows color picker dialog and show custom ...