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

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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 doesn'...
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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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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 http://jmol.sourceforge.net/...
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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 dialog?...
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Strange replaced laptop screen [closed]

I brought a G750JX last year and two months ago I noticed some unclean-able black dots in the middle of screen. Since it was under warranty I went to service and they decided to replace my screen. ...
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How to change Chrome highlight color

Background: I love Chrome, and I love using it for reading the news. However I prefer a lower contrast reading background. When you highlight all the text on a web page, the background goes blue, and ...
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Advantages of “Premier Color” on a Dell 4k Monitor

I am buying a 4k monitor for my workstation. I am interested in the Dell 24 UltraHD 4K Monitor - P2415Q But there is also the Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor - UP2414Q The only difference is "...
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome..css

From my previous question, I have following content in my userChrome.css: menubar, toolbar, nav-bar, #TabsToolbar > *{ background-color: rgb(102,66,60) !important; } This changes the color of ...
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Change Icon & Window Title colors for Windows 8.1

Thanks to this post I was able to finally change the color of windows active title bar but that is it, unfortunately it still leaves many things to be desired. For example: How to change the desktop ...
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Can I create arbitrary custom calendar colours in Thunderbird/Lighting?

In Thunderbird/Lightning you select from a limited range of custom colours by right-clicking on the calendar and selecting Properties. However, is it possible to make a calendar an arbitrary colour ...
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convert bmp to transparent png

I have a lot of bmp images like these: That I need to convert to transparent png files like: basically the blue color (#00FFFF) needs to turn transparent and the purple color (FF00FF) needs to ...
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Microsoft Word changing colours of theme

I want to move some highlighted code from Eclipse into Microsoft Word. But whenever I try to copy the text over the colours are modified slightly (bright green is changed to a duller green, pink is ...
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Turning on color syntax highlighting in Emacs

I recently installed Emacs 24.3.93.1 on Cygwin. When I first opened code in it, I got a sort of black-and-white syntax highlighting - keywords were white, function names in declarations were black on ...
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In zshell how do I make the command line prompt visible

My zshell command line prompt has become almost invisible, I don't know how or why, but now it's white on a very pale grey background. Can someone please give me a command, preferably a short one, ...
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Windows 7 change specific colors

The other day I accidentally dropped my HP laptop and laptop LED screen is broken. Not physically broken, but screen goes Red. Black color turns Red. I know this is hardware level problem. And even ...
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How to make Windows 8.1 Start Screen Tiles Transparent on a PC?

Once again I have run into a problem with very few solutions as I have looked all over the internet and have even look at previous answered questions but to no avail. Most of what I ran into had ...
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Change Color Theme of MS Outlook

How can I change the color theme in Microsoft Outlook (or, even better, the whole of Windows 7) to a more readable theme such as Solarized Dark?
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On Windows 8.1, how do you screenshot using the monitor's current color profile?

How do you capture a screenshot on Windows 8.1 that uses the monitor's current color profile? My screenshots always have to have a color profile applied in Photoshop to look the same as the desktop.
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Gnome-terminal color inversion

I have some custom colours set up inside gnome-terminal, basically light text on dark background. The problem is, some programs interact badly with the colors. For example, htop uses very light green/...
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coloring firefox using userchrome.css - get rid of two rectangles

Regarding this thread: Change firefox panel color using userChrome.css I would like to color my firefox, but only the top bar. The Bar where the buttons and tabs are. (Australis) I already colored ...
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Convert from different colors to different fonts?

I have been sent a docx-document (that I can convert intro HTML if you want) in 3 different colors: black, blue and green. The colors are different because the stand for different things. But I want ...
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I would like to batch change one colour in a group of PNGs. Mac - freeware software

I hope someone would be able to help me. I have a group of icons in png format. They are all transparent backgrounds with one colour for the actual icon. I would like to change this colour in all of ...
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Strange wrong colors in XP Mode under Windows 7

I have a fresh install of XP Mode under my Windows 7 x64. I have a 0.png image file with a uniform white background with RGB color equal to (240, 240, 240). And I have strange inconsistent color ...
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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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Get SSH one-liner commands to show color

I'd like to enable colored text output on SSH one-liner commands, but I can't seem to get it to work on OS X, Ubuntu 14.10, or OpenSUSE 12.2. If I ssh into a server and type, say, ls --color=auto in ...
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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 ...