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

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Invert display colors

Is it possible to invert display colors on Windows like Macs can? I have nVidia GeForce 6200 graphics card and 17" Samsung SyncMaster display.
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Asus X550JK laptop has yellow tint

My new Asus laptop's display has a yellow tint, but I don't have (or can't find) any Asus Splendid software installed. Could there be anything else?
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Color scheme(s) in Vim not properly working

On Archlinux, using Vim 7.4 (installed with pacman), I tried to use the lucius color scheme. However, the moment I turned it on, all color went away. This happened in the Xfce Terminal emulator under ...
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How to get the RGB or CMYK slider options in “more colors” for Office for Mac 2011?

I have a problem with Mac Word 2011 and the fact that the 'more colors' option only brings up the color wheel and no RGB or CMYK slider options? I have tried all weekend to remedy with a number of ...
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How to convert a pdf into colour?

I have got a pdf file (text and images) containing pages with colours and pages in black and white (b&w). The file shall be printed, double sided and preserving the colours. Now I am not really ...
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Cell colors change when copy&paste in Excel 2010

We have a 3rd party tool that creates an Excel file (xls, 97/2003 format) and formats some cells in different colours. When I copy a range of cells into a newly created file (xlsx, 2007/2010 format) ...
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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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How to change the default colour style for SmartArt in Office?

I'm currently building a new powerpoint template for our small business. As part of this we want to save people time by having the right colours automatically be selected when they create graphics ...
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Solarized color scheme did not come out as expected after installation

After I install solarized, the background color didn't come out as expected. vim uses terminal black background instead of using solarized's blue background. My terminal is also set to ...
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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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Photoshop: How to Remove a Certain Colour from an Image

I am looking for a way to eliminate a colour from an image. I hope to achieve an effect similar to what you can do through Image -> Adjustments -> Black & White. In this, you can use the sliders ...
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PowerShell not displaying Unix colors

I use various Linux programs on my Windows machine; some of them have colorized output. GnuWin32 and so forth. However, Windows PowerShell does not support Linux colors; it gets a message like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Flux changes color quickly

I've been using f.lux which is a desktop color management software which adjusts the color of screen to reduce blues during night time. My understanding is that's meant to slowly adjust the color as ...
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16 color terminal (console, no X) only shows 8 colors?

I've been using Arch Linux on my new laptop and I'm trying to configure it such that I don't have any need for a DE or X server -- I just want command line utilities and a VC (productivity and saving ...
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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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How can I print out a PDF substituting pixels for blue pixels?

I have no more black ink in my Canon MP560 printer. All other colors print fine. I need to print out an online train ticket. When I print it out, I can't see any of the page that is in black (most ...
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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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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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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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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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bash: colorized man page

Where do I have to take a look at in the system to colorize the man pages? The man pages are viewed with less, so I tried adding the following lines to my .bashrc to change the colors: (Which works ...
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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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VIM/Screen background color is inverted for non-text characters

I'm trying to use a vim while inside a screen session. For some reason, the background color for the parts of the screen without text are displaying as dark while the parts with text are displaying as ...
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Vim not colouring the end of lines when run inside screen

When vim is started inside of gnu screen it does not colour the background after text. Screen looks like it should be setup for handling 256 colours correctly: $ screen $ tput colors 256 $ echo ...
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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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Translucent dark colors in windows

There has been an issue bothering me for quite some time and I came here to look for support. On applications on my computer when they display darker colours they seem to be partly translucent. (Link ...
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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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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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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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Conditionally change colors of events in calendar on mac?

Is it possible to conditionally change colors of particular events in calendar for mac ? the same way week cal on iOS works? Maybe with applescript? I havent found any apps for mac that can do that. ...
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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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Xterm control sequence to get RGB value for ANSI color

The meat In (some) terminals you can use a sequence like this; printf "\e]4;3;rgb:cc/78/33\e\\" to set the third color in the ANSI color palette to the RGB values represented by #CC7833. Can you ...
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.tmux.conf: How can I conditionally set a color variable?

Sometimes I use a light-colored terminal, sometimes a dark one. I export a THEME environment variable to conditionally set colors in my .bash_profile and .vimrc. I'm trying to do the same in my ...
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Is there a way to configure Office 2007 to use other color schemes?

The 3 color schemes (blue, silver, black) available in Office 2007 provide poor differentiation for active windows. It is really hard to locate the currently active editor (Word) window at a quick ...
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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 > 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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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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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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Brother DCP-9055 CDN over samba color/BW property is disabled

We have bought i color brother DCP-9055 CDN and downloaded the latest drivers from the manufacturer website. Then we are using Samba and CUPS to deploy thoses printer driver. We only aim at printing ...
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Scribus export to PDF

When a simple file of two shapes filled with Adobe 1998 RGB yellow and green is exported to PDF (any 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, X-1a, X-3), the PDF file shows the outline but not the filled color. That is, the ...
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Color lines in less based on content

I have a log4j file I am searching through with less and would like to make the lines for different levels of logging be different colors. Log4j has levels like DEBUG, ERROR, and INFO which show up ...
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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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How to make my display Grayscale?

I want to reduce the saturation of my laptop monitor to the point that it is almost grayscale. That's the goal. Intel and Asus don't have an answer. Asus Splendid and the intel graphics control panel ...