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

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Firefox addon for showing color hex and border dimensions

Is there an addon where I can click on an element and it will tell me the color hex and the dimensions of the border? Simply put, I have an image with a border that's a certain color, and I need the ...
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Why do applications that present color palettes sometimes restrict the colors to shades of gray?

I've noticed that sometimes on OS X, Adobe Illustrator's color palette only shows shades of gray rather than a full range of colors. If this occurred in Photoshop, I'd immediately assume the document ...
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Changing colors of emails in Outlook 2007 - based on replied to status

My manager would like to have any emails he hasn't replied to or forwarded within 24 hours of receipt to turn yellow and then red if he hasn't dealt with them within 48 hours. I've gone through the ...
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How to check terminal color capability from command line?

I write: $ infocmp -1 xterm ... colors#8, bold=\E[1m, blink=\E[5m, ... $ tput -Txterm colors && echo OK || echo err 8 OK $ tput -Txterm blink && echo OK || echo err ...
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Google Chrome print preview defaulting to black and white [closed]

Every time I print in Chrome 13, I have to click Color because it defaults to black and white. Does anyone else have this problem? Does anyone have a fix?
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Is there a palette app with a movable glass to convert text color code into a color?

I have a text with #000000 colors, and I'd like to move a rectangular glass over it and see the color. It'd be helpful if I could rest the glass, choose another color in the app and have the text be ...
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How to change color in a line drawing

I have a SVG drawing with black foreground and white background. What is the easiest way to change foreground to white and the background to transparent (in InkScape or similar free program)?
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I would like to highlight/shade table cells in two colors

This does not seem like a possiblility unless I can highlight the text in a second color. Can I add more highlight colors to the options available?
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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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OSX Lion terminal lost all colors

I recently upgraded to Lion only to find that Terminal.app (and iTerm2, which I actually use instead) have totally lost all colors. This means no syntax highlighting in Vim, no colored directory names ...
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ANSI Colors & Syntax

Is there a mapping of ANSI colors to their syntax in a given shell? For example, in BASH, Blue seems to be Folders and Green seems to be executable files. Does a list exist for what ANSI colors mean ...
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Is there a way to alter the colors used in TTY consoles on Linux?

By "alter colors", I mean something like change black from #000000 to #111111, and by "TTY console", I mean what you get when you do Ctrl+Alt+F1 from X11, not a terminal emulator like xterm or urxvt. ...
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Control CSS color for windowtext in FireFox?

I use a KDE theme with dark menus and white text. In Firefox (5.0), under Preferences->Content->Colors I have black text and a white background chosen. I have "use system colors" unchecked. I ...
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Should I embed the sRGB color profile in JPEG files?

I have a large (growing) collection of scanned images. They are TIFF files, mostly 48 bit with the Adobe RGB color space. This color profile is integrated in the files. When such a file is opened in ...
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In photoshop 7, how can I change the color of text that has already been saved as an image

I have a photoshop file which is a bunch of text but it was saved as an image (so I can't use any of the text tools to change it). Its basically black text and I want to change it to purple. I tried ...
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How can you invert the colors of a PDF?

I need to invert all the colors of a PDF document (background, text, graphics, and images). I want it persistent in the file so the inverted viewing options, that some viewers offer, won't help. ...
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How do I disable text shadows in Firefox?

I normally turn of colors and read the web with a gray background. Some sites use text shadows, for example Askubuntu, which results in white borders around letters that make the text hard to read. ...
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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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GIMP: Colors change when I open a gif as layers rather than as an image

I've got a 3-color gif image (#FFFFFF, #3B5AA3, #BE0027). When I open it as an independent image in GIMP, it renders fine. But when I open it as layers for another image (or copy the layer from ...
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Why isn't Internet Explorer respecting any stylesheets?

This question is not about my own computer, but a shared computer that I sometimes manage. It seems one of the users changed some setting so now every webpage you visit looks just plain wrong. I've ...
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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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Terminal, vim and ssh color problem

I'm using vim for my editor. I've problems about the colors of vim. The same colorscheme of vim gives different outputs in terminal, ssh session and screen. I learnt they've different colors(16, 88 or ...
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Terminal Colors: Substitute Dark Blue for Another Color

Is it possible to "globally" substitute a terminal color somehow in OSX? In particular, I find that the dark blue is really hard on the eyes as demonstrated here: I'd love to be able to kick this ...
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Changing Label Colors on Documents and Files in OS X

This question has probably been asked before, but I didn't understand the answer. Is there any way to change the color on labels of documents and files, the way the older version of Macintosh ...
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Apple 27 inch Cinema Display has blue tint when connected to NVIDIA/Intel, “normal” when connected to ATI

My 27 inch Apple Cinema Display has a blue tint to it when connected to my laptop, which uses Optimus (NVIDIA + Intel). I believe the Intel actually handles the output signal in all cases, and the ...
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GIMP - change color of object preserving feathering

I have an .xcf image and I like to change the color of some objects within it. The objects are mostly one solid color with the edges feathered into transparency. I.e. all pixels in the object are ...
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Dual monitor color calibration

I'm trying to get my monitors (two different models) to look the same. I've been fiddling with the gamma/brightness/color channels in the NVIDIA Control Panel, but I can't make them look exactly the ...
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Linux — Display has red tint

My monitor seems to have a slightly reddish tint when using the DVI input (it's a LCD, not a CRT). On the VGA input I can adjust the colors, but not on DVI. On OSX/Windows what I would do is create a ...
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Mac OS X: Is there a straightforward way to color ls output according to Finder label colors?

I have a client with a directory tree that has a number of high-level directories that I need to have on my local development machine. I rarely look at them unless something goes awry. I've marked ...
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How to choose an area for color picker in Paint.Net

This is quite beginner question. I want to choose right color of some area because the thing i want to get color is not homogeneous area. How can i choose some area with color picker in paint.net ?
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hp7410 mfd prints from computer ok, but no black when copying

I have a hp 7410 multi function device used. When I print from the computer all colors and black comes out fine. But when I copy both from the glass and auto feeder anything in black does not print. ...
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colorschemes are messed up in vim (mac OSX, iTerm2, zsh, vim 7.2 and 7.3)

For some reason in vim my colors come out looking weird. There are a few colorschemes that look correct like solarize and one called BusyBee but I'm not sure why most of my other color schemes come ...
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ZSH Completion colors and OS X

Consider this minimal .zshrc : export CLICOLOR=1; export LSCOLORS=exfxcxdxbxegedabagacad; # It is the default value on OSX, so this line can be omitted autoload -Uz compinit compinit zstyle ...
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Colors in git output?

I have seen some examples on people getting colors in git output. I tried the following guide http://scie.nti.st/2007/5/2/colors-in-git but unfortunately it didn't succeeded. Is there anything else ...
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Asus Windows 7 laptop's external monitor has a yellow tint

I bought an Asus G73S laptop and plugged in my old monitor but noticed it had a yellow hue. At first I thought it was the cable but figured out that if I went to display settings and used the ...
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How do you set a laptop's screen color profile to 9300k in Windows 7?

I have a large LCD monitor in which I have set on 9300k color. I like this profile a lot and much prefer it over the default 6500k profile but I have no idea how to set my laptop to it as well. The ...
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How to get Bash colours in a Word or PDF document

I've got a Bash script that outputs results with pretty Bash colours, and I need to include the output with colors in a Word document. I would like to avoid putting a screenshot as the ouput is ...
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Dell laptop display grainy on darker colors

I've recently been provided a new Dell Precision "laptop" with shipped-in ATI FirePro M7820 card. And for some reasons I'm experiencing "grain" flickering on dark colours (mostly grey) but not on all ...
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Mass recoloring of PNGs from command line

Similar to the mass rescaling command this site taught me here, is there a command-line trick for mass recoloring? To make it specific, suppose I have a bunch of images with RGB and alpha values: ...
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File completion colors for zsh

When I use Tab to complete a filename and more than one file matches, zsh uses an unsuitable color. Consider the following screenshot which exemplifies the problem: I have entered vi .zsh and ...
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Xerox Phaser 8560 Error 7,010.43 10454 - help

Hoping someone has a suggestion on resolving an error 7,010.43 10454 on a Xerox Phaser 8560. I tried several power down / power up cycles. I went in to service mode and ran various 'exercises' ...
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Vim on Solaris. Coloured syntax highlighting?

I spend a lot of my time in vim, usually on some sort of debian/ubuntu OS. I've recently started playing with a Solaris 11 Express server and wondered if it's possible to enable coloured ...
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Custom syntax highlighting in Bash shell (using keywords)

I know it's possible to change the $ user@hostname colors, but is it possible to color different things? Could I make all numbers/integers a certain color. Or set certain keywords to be bold?
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Windows 1.0 menu

Could anyone tell me what was the last menu point under Control Panel/ Preferences/ Screen Colors in Windows 1.0? It should be right under the following: Title Bar Text, Window Frame, Menu Bar, Menu ...
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Linux: How to apply ICC profile to whole desktop?

I have a monitor with oversaturated red (HP LP2475w). I am able to apply ICC profile to various apps like GIMP and Firefox and Gnome. But I'd like to apply it to everything - because e.g. Flash ...
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Colour picker with hexadecimal notation [closed]

I am looking for a simple colour picker tool that returns hexadecimal notation of colour picked. Any ideas, anyone? Thank you.
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Pictures colors too dark in Firefox

Since I reinstalled from scratch, pictures appear very dark in Firefox. I checked the stream of "featured pictures" on the frontpage of Flickr. Under Chromium, those are high-quality beautiful ...
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How can I change the colors of my xterm using Ansi escape sequences?

I would like to change the colors (background, font, foreground) of my xterm from the commandline. I've heard that this can be done using ANSI escape sequences. If this is possible: How is it ...
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gimp - turn shades of white into shades of another color

I have an image that has shades of two colors -White and transparent. How can I use my gimp version of 2.6 to change the shades of white into shades of another color to the same degree as they were ...
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HP Color LaserJet - bypass out of color toner and print black and white?

I have a HP Color LaserJet CP1215 and it is low on Yellow toner. The front panel displays error and will not allow any jobs to print. Is there a way to bypass this and force it to print - even if ...