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

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How do I change the color vibrance/saturation with Intel graphics on my laptop?

The nVidia control panel has an option to adjust the saturation and other properties of the image shown on the screen. Is there any way to do this with the Intel Graphics driver? My laptop model is a ...
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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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How does Windows 7 taskbar “color hot-tracking” feature calculate the colour to use?

This has intrigued me for quite some time. Does anyone know the algorithm Windows 7 Aero uses to determine the colour to use as the hot-tracking hover highlight on taskbar buttons for ...
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gnome-terminal - color palette

I'm trying to assign color palette on my gnome-terminal but it doesn't change at all... any clue? Screenshot > http://i.imgur.com/MXXhoOo.jpg Aditional info: Fedora 18 64bits (shiny new) GNOME ...
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LCD problems: brightness / contrast blown out, can't bring up menu

Yesterday, when I turned on my LCD monitor, the colors were very very bright. It looks as if someone had gone into the monitor on-screen-display and turned up brightness & contrast all the way to ...
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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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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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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, ...
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Adding highlight to ubuntu terminal

My current terminal looks like this: I know that I can change the font colour and the background colour, but I wanted to know if I can make the words be highlighted according to what they are ...
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Can I import another users calendar into Outlook 2010 and maintain his color highlights?

I am importing a colleagues complete Outlook 2010 calendar (sent by mail as .ics file). However, all coloring is lost: categories, automatically formatted entries, etc. are not visualized in my ...
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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 ...
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Mac OS X Finder: Folder Color Labels are not staying across computers on connected to SAN

I'm trying to label certain folders on a SAN drive, however certain computers can see these colors and others cannot. I'm curious if there's a way to clear the finder cache for the color labels, as ...
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Change Windows XP's system colors

I'm looking for a program that lets me change the system colors in Windows XP. I'm talking about the colors in classic mode, not "Luna"-style themes. I'm trying to set a darker theme but to make it ...
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Swapping color gradients with Gimp

I have a logo that I would like to use on a shirt that has a black to white gradient throughout the logo. Since the shirt may end up being blue and the color printed on the shirt yellow, I want to ...
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“Reset” colors of terminal after ssh exit/logout

When I ssh into a remote server, I like the colors of the terminal to change. I use setterm on my remote ~/.bashrc file to get this done. However, when I exit, the terminal colors are not reset to the ...
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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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How do I make sure my color stays the same in my different .psd files?

I asked two Photoshop experts I know but they haven't got a clue because all my settings are exactly the same, in both files. (except the RGB type!) I use RGB color, 72DPI, 8 bits / channel. No ...
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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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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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change Skype background color in WIndows 7

I am running Windows 7, I think the White background in Skype (contactlist and chat window) are way to bright and it annoys me. But I find no way to change the color of it. A work around I ...
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Can't change color scheme Windows 8

I was helping a friend with clearing her laptop of some adware and viruses and I run two programs ADWCleaner and Junkware Removal Tool. But after that she complained that she couldn't change the ...
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emacs buffer color control characters

I have one install of emacs that prints color characters instead of just changing the color, in some buffers. eshell has correct colors, and so does my *compilation*, but the result of my ack search ...
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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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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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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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howto change screen hardstatus dynamically with format, from shell?

howto change screen hardstatus dynamically with format, from shell ? I successfully configured screen using 256 colors and tabs and so on, here is my .screenrc : http://pastebin.com/g8XbMWBH I use ...
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\[\033[0;33m\] color code is showing up as plain text in man pages

I'm seeing the string \[\033[0;33m\] show up at the begging of several lines in my man pages. \[\033[0;33m\] is a shell color coding string that corresponds to yellow. So, for some reason instead of ...
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HP LaserJet Always Uses Color

I have an HP color LaserJet CM1312nfi. It always seems to use color toner even if I'm printing black and white text. I looked through the settings but I couldn't seem to find anything relevant.
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Linux terminal colour highlighting?

I'm wondering if it's possible to apply a customised highlighting scheme to linux terminal output, outside of the application that's generating the output. (Therefore, piping the output to some kind ...
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Intermittent washed-out colors with Sandy Bridge integrated graphics in Sony hybrid config

I have a Sony Vaio SA laptop, which includes a dual-video card solution - you can flip a switch to change from the Intel HD 3000 graphics built into the CPU (a "Sandy Bridge" Core i5-2410m) to the ...
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cannot correct color on external monitor

External monitor color is different from internal display. I have a Lenovo W520, 4270CTO, built July 8th, 2011, Win7 Pro, i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHZ. 8GB DDR3-SDRAM (1333MHz) Samsung memory, laptop ...
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How to fix color profile issue in Vista on headless PC?

In Vista (and W7 too?), there is a known issue that can crop up which impacts the color profile when viewing images in Photo Gallery (and elsewhere). The MS solution (see here) requires setting the ...
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Laser printer prints black perfectly but cyan magenta and yellow very badly

I got a color laser printer that was previously used in an office environment. It's a Xerox Phaser 6100. The black toner gets applied perfectly to the printouts but the colors don't work at all. See ...
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Printer issue with Konica Minolta C253 - print outs look different

We're having an issue in our office with a printer, and it's got me a little stumped. Two different users, when printing the same document with the same graphics to the same printer, see a different ...
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Why are the colors wrong when scanning in Ubuntu with HP ScanJet 4400c?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with a HP Scanjet 4400c. When I'm trying to scan a white sheet of paper with black and blue text for example, it look like this: What could be the problem? I've used different ...
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Poor monitor contrast for certain colors

I recently bought a monitor (LG W1930S). Everything went out smooth until I discovered certain colors are.. invisible. For instance on this monitor #EEEEEE and #FFFFFF look the same to me. On the old ...
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Better color depth using Terminal Services from a high res client

I've got myself a new screen running a resolution of 2560 x 1440. When I start a Remote Desktop Connection I set the Display configuration to "Full screen" and the Color depth to 24 bit. But once ...
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Inconsistent black levels in windows 7 media center

I've got a HTPC running windows 7 64bit, hooked up to a Samsung LCD TV. My problem is different types of video are displaying different black levels on the TV. When I play a bluray through Arcsoft ...
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After Effects CS4: Using layer markers

I have a question regarding Layer Markers in AE. What I'm trying to do is have a layer start off normal then in the time line I'll place a marker and have it change its color using Effect > Color ...
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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.
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Red fonts in bing search

When I search using Bing, some results are returned in red fonts. Please help me understand what is this indicating? Below is the snapshot illustrating it. Thanks