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

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ConEmu: Importing color schemes

Is there a way to import color schemes into ConEmu from other formats? E.g. there are many color schemes for iTerm 2 -- currently, if I wanted to use the colors from one of them, I'd have to manually ...
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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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Excel - Change font color of a row on double click

I'm trying to change the font color of the row in which the cell is located when I double click it from black to grey, and the opposite when it's already grey. Here is the code I'm trying: Private ...
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How to reset cmd colours

I had configured custom colours for the Git Bash, which runs inside a regular cmd window. Now I want to remove those settings, because I want to use one colour scheme for my entire system. I deleted ...
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Is there a way to change the text color in lxterminal?

I have a new Raspberry Pi which uses LXDE as the desktop environment in Raspbian; and the white text on black background is causing a lot of eyestrain. I would like to change the text color to Green, ...
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Acrobat Eyedropper Tool

I have searched the Acrobat dialog and online for a plugin to select colors from a pdf using an eyedropper. I need a tool to select hex color values from acrobat pdf's. Where can I find one? I am ...
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My screen changes color on start up

My screen changes color once I enter the desktop on start up, the screen is fine on the loading screen and when I shut down the computer it returns to normal colors, it was fine the other night and I ...
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vim colo directive ignored in console

I have the following in my .vimrc: if has("gui_running") colo desert " ... else colo distinguished " ... endif gvim works fine. When I open vim in gnome-terminal in tmux, the colo ...
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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 ...
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How do I turn off quoted string coloring in emacs 24.3.1

If I edit any random text file in GNU emacs 24.3.1 in fundamental mode, it tries to match quotes and change the color of the text between them. This is fine if the file contains English text, but I'm ...
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Windows Photo Viewer Incorrect Colours with Multiple Displays

I've got a multiple monitor setup and one of the monitors is a IPS 27" Dell I use for colour sensitive work. Windows has a colour profile associated with that monitor. If I open a photo in Photoshop ...
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Eclipse syntax coloring for C / C++ comments

When writing C/C++ code in eclipse, is it possible to set up the syntax colouring in such a way that it displays comments starting with /** in another colour than normal multi-line comments (starting ...
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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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Bash: color prompt and command differently from output stream

I'd like to color the prompt and command of my shell differently from the text printed in the output stream. My current export for PS1 is as follows: export PS1="\e[0;36m\h:\e[m ...
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Is it possible to have App-distinct Color Scheme in ConEmu?

I am presently using Bash (with Cygwin), as well as Powershell, both using ConEmu. I'm using bash.exe and powershell.exe via tasks. I'd like to use different colour schemes for the different ...
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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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Changing color profile and refresh rate for a specific monitor via script in Windows 7?

I'd like to know whether it is possible to both change the color profile (either to a specific .icm file or to a previously imported one) and the refresh rate (e.g. 60Hz -> 120Hz, also just switching ...
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Different Color for command and output

I was wondering if it is possible to change the color of the output of a command in linux to a different color than that of the command line where I type in. It is som monotonous and hard to find ...
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MSWord: Comment balloons word multiple color for same author

I'd like to know if it's possible to create for example 10 notes, and color 2 of them blue, 3 yellow and 5 green in Microsoft Word. It's red for me now, and I would like to have different colors for ...
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How to invert the coloring scheme in “Color Scale” quick analysis?

I have a table comprised of % values where a higher one is something bad whereas a lower one is good. Using the quick analysis option "Color Scale" I get at a glance which is better or worse but the ...
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Add custom colors in Excel 2010

I'm working on a spreadsheet which was created in an earlier version of Excel (2003 I think), and it makes extensive use of color-coding for organization. Unfortunately, it was built using the ...
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set GNU screen background color

I would like screen to change the background color of the terminal (xterm) when started. I want to have a quick way of determining whether I am in screen or not. I often work over shh and it often ...
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Make a dll color picker default for paint/etc?

I found this color picker DLL file online which is similar to the Photoshop's Color picker. Normally on other applications including ms paint, the color picker is very old and that's the reason I was ...
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How to change terminal colors when connecting to SSH hosts

So you want to change terminal colors and resetting them back on exit? It's possible! Thanks to .ssh/config, alias and setterm.
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Same RGB-colors looks different in same document (Office 2011 Mac)

I made PowerPoint template on PowerPoint 2010 for PC and everything seemed to be just fine. But when I opened it on my Mac (PPT 2011), I could see the background color was wrong. So I tripple checked ...
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ls not using the LS_COLORS environment variable

I am using the configuration below for ls. I have changed the $LS_COLORS variable to display directories as cyan colored using di=01;36. However, when I run ls, directories show in purple. If I run ...
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How do you change the background color of man pages?

Specifically, on OSX, in zsh. I'd like it when say... man man The background color is a darkish-yellow and the foreground is a charcoal gray/black. In this way I'm sure I'm looking at a man page ...
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Is there colorizer utility that can take command output and colorize it accordingly to pre-defined scheme?

I already know that I can colorize output with grep and with a couple of different ways. I want to have something like supercat, but for commands (and not that dead). The application Supercat ...
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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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How are pixels actually shown on display [closed]

I spend a lot of time looking at raw-video in YCbCr-format. Started thinking about what is really shown on the display and how the pixels end up there. No display can handle YCbCr-data so I guess ...
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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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How to disable EMACS - Prelude colors? (terminal)

I've used PRELUDE to work better in terminal, but I'd love to work with my default Terminal theme(colors). Zenburn-theme comes default with Prelude but It just work great the first time i run emacs ...
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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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Change Window Title Text On Windows 8?

I would like to change the color of the window title text on: Windows 8 Professional x64 With all Aero features enabled On the desktop (not in MUI mode) Have tried various existing solutions for ...
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Git color ui uses green for both deletions and insertions

When enabling git color ui, the only color used is green. So in git diff I get green for both deletions and insertions. The same goes for git status where untracked files and unstaged files show as ...
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Can I alternate row shading but also give columns colors in Excel?

I'm fairly inexperienced with excel, but I know how to both color a column in a table and also setup a table with alternating rows. What I am trying to do is have alternating row shading in a table ...
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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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Change XTERM change background color without clearing the screen?

Is there a way to change the background color an an xterm window without clearing the screen? I want to have a prompt that changes the entire screen's color, but I don't want to clear the screen
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Sending special bash characters to a custom function

I read this great article on customizing the bash prompt: http://blog.superuser.com/2011/09/21/customizing-your-bash-command-prompt/ I also read about using 256 colors in bash: ...
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CSS-targeting the white page that Chrome displays for a split-second while loading

When you click on a link in Chrome to go from page x to page y, for a split-second it displays a white empty page. I want to make that page black so it won't hurt my eyes. Now, I'm a fresh graduate ...
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Hack Chrome to show its internal pages with black background

I love using my computer with light-on-dark themes on as many programs that allow it. That is, I love it when the background is black and the text is grey-white. It's much easier on my eyes. I'm very ...
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Change foreground color of an image in Paint.NET

Let's say we have this picture: As you can see, the background color is #2A3D78. The foreground color is #94AEFF. Ultimately, I'd like to get a picture where the background is unchanged, but the ...
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Can I provide RGB hex strings in an Excel worksheet for pie chart colors without using code?

Like user1813558 in his question "Change the pie chart colors" I would like to choose the colors that Excel uses for a pie chart (indeed for any chart) as I need them to be consistent with other data ...
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Problems with showing right colors

I'm using Corel Draw X6 on Samsung SyncMaster P2370HD. When I open some CDR drawing, colors are not displayed properly on the monitor. E.g. HEX code for white is not #FFF, but #FFFCDB (I've made ...
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Colorize ls-output by filetype [duplicate]

Every once in a while I have to list some files (~20-50) in Bash on Linux || Mac. These files are from four different file types. ls nand2tetris/myChips/ And16.**hdl** And16.**cmp** ...
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RGB to CMYK in Gimp, what i'm doing wrong?

I'm trying to convert image from RGB to CMYK in Gimp, tried to search for answers, but couldn't fine one that would work for me, or I missed something important. My preferences of color management ...
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Change color of active textbox?

I restarted my Windows and suddenly all my textboxes are grey. How can I restore them to white? I know it's the color 150 150 150 (0x969696) but I can't find anything in the registry with that.
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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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Getting Rid of White Flash in Windows 8 High Contrast Mode

I am trying out Windows 8 and I see white flashes whenever I open a tab (and immediately switch) in Firefox. In Windows 7, I was able to get rid of this by setting the Application Background color to ...
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Getting the predominant colour in an image?

Is it possible to get the predominant colour in an image from the command line? Ideally I'd like it back as hex or RGB. I thought it might be possible to do this with imagemagick's identify command, ...