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

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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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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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Excel - Lock cells based on color?

I have this excel sheet where i want to protect some cells from formating and editing. All these cells are colored with a specific color. The sheet is very big and therefor i am looking for a way to ...
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MySQL command line color prompt

I want to add colors to the MySQL command line color prompt. I have so far in a script (database.sh): mysql -uroot -hlocalhost -A --prompt="\u@\h:\d> " I would like root to be red, @ to be ...
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How do I change the color palette of Windows command prompt? [duplicate]

First, I don't want this: How to change the default color of the Command Prompt? When I say color palette, I mean the real scheme/palette, not just foreground+background. I want to change the ...
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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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How to Enter Hex Colour Values in Excel?

I've googled the topic and searched on Super User for a preëxistent answer, and yet I cannot for the life of me figure this out. What I want to do is simple: just assign a particular colour in the ...
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Change the foreground color of statusbars in irssi?

I've changed the terminal colors and now irssi statusbars have white text on light blue background. I would like to change the foreground color of the irssi statusbars to black but can't figure out ...
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Applying Colours Scheme to Gnome 3.14 Terminal

I'm trying to change the colour scheme on my gnome terminal running on debian jessie. I've tried different ways, like Base16 Builder or Base16 Gnome Terminal, but none seem to work. After I generate ...
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How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color?

How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color? MS-DOS is really old, and being the grandpappy of the computers it is really hard to find support for it. I have these tried suggestions from ...
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Color hex-value field is missed

Recently I have installed Photoshop CC. Now I have this color picker window. There is no hex field for color. Where I can find editable field with hex value?
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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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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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Thunderbird: answer with different color as in Outlook

In thunderbird, I would like to intersperse my answers within the body of the message I am responding to, with all my new text appearing in some other color. I only know a very tedious way of doing ...
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Is DPI over 600 useful for text quality? [closed]

There are many cheap color laser printers. When it is color, the text quality should be worse than a similar monochrome laser printer. I need some color graphics, but my main need is high quality ...
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Can Windows 8 handle separate color profiles for multiple displays?

I'm currently using a laptop attached to an external monitor. I only ever use one of the displays at a time (external when at home, laptop when on the road). When I'm only using the external monitor, ...
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Change the Color of Menu Bar while using Aero Theme

I can't find how to change the color of Windows 7 menu bar while using Aero theme. I only want to change the Menu Bar's color. The default Basic and High Contrast Themes themes of Windows 7 can ...
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Can tmux display pretty pane corners?

I'm in the process of picking up tmux, and I'm sure I'll get used to it, but this pointy edge is bothersome. Is there a way to make the corner flush, like this (fixed with gimp)? I know that the ...
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Unknown object in Microsoft Word 2013

I have Word 2013 .docx document with one (or maybe two) object. That object have blue color and I would like to turn it on green. Color in object progressively turns from blue to white and I would ...
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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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Change the white background in webpages to another color

I'm currently using a dark theme in firefox. It looks really nice, but many webpages use a plain white background. The resulting contrast is a little unpleasant and sometimes hurts the eye when I ...
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Transforming Color Codes in VBA

I have a bunch of code in excel macro which includes following pattern ; Sheet1.Cells(i, 1).Interior.ColorIndex = 4 Sheet1.Cells(j, 1).Interior.ColorIndex = 4 As you see, I'm painting some cells ...
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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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Replace highlighting characters with something else

I wish to replace color codes with something else. For example, running cal command i want to get some html tags instead of color codes: July 2015 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 ...
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how do I re-edit text color in Gimp

I want to edit some of the existing text but for the life of me I can't figure out how. I, click on the text tool click into the image, which creates a text box, and type in my text this will ...
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Windows 8.1 window color keeps defaulting to white

On my Windows 8.1 laptop, I have personalized my desktop with a wallpaper slideshow with the Automatic window color setting. However, when the slideshow switches to the next wallpaper, my window color ...
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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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OneNote 2010 color

Can you choose any color for a OneNote 2010 pen or highlighter? The "More Color And Thickness Options.." dialog gives only a very limited selection of colors, but its the closest thing to what I ...
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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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Best way to pick a color from an Image

What is the best possible way to pick a color from the image ? What I need is that, when I move the cursor to any particular point in the image, Hex code of the color at the cursor should be ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7640G inverting colours

I have not been able to find anyone else on the internet that has had this issue, so I am hoping someone will be able to help me out. When you plug in or remove any external device, VGA/HDMI/USB the ...
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Pages appearing in black on Firefox Developer Edition

I just installed the latest Firefox Developer's Edition (40.0a2) on one of my VMs, and most web pages are showing up on it (images included) as one big black page of nothing. (It works fine on my host ...
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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, ...
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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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FFmpeg eq filter complex: Contrast

I am playing with the eq filter in FFmpeg: https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-filters.html#eq Using a command like: ffmpeg -y -loop 1 -i input.jpg -filter_complex "[0:v]eq=1:0:1:1:1:1:1:1[outv]" -map [outv] ...
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Excel - can you change the line colour of a Freeze panel divider?

I've been doing a stylistic overhaul of some daily checksheets we use for cross-checking data. The first three rows have been set as a Frozen pane so they remain at the top as you scroll, but ideally ...
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Mutt using elinks to color html and external pager dilemma

These days more and more HTML emails are being unsed. Unfortunately making mutt render html in color via elinks works only partially due to the fact that the internal pager of mutt overwrites the ...
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Excel VBA - Conditionally format a cell using 2-color scale based on 2 values (max/min) on other cells

I'm trying to write VBA codes to conditionally format (2-color scale) cell A1 based on its value that between is >= cell A2 and <= cell A3. I'm using cells A2 and A3 so I can change the specific ...
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Restore default hyperlink color in MS Office

In the default (blank) MS Word document template, the Hyperlink style definition includes the attribute Font Color: Hyperlink. I have a particular Word document in which the Hyperlink style has been ...
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Gimp fill melt into borders

I want to fill an area in Gimp but I keep getting pixels on the border. I would like the color to melt together. See below. Left is what I got. Right is what I want. Update In both images there is ...
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Apply full vim colorization for bash scripts that have no shebang line

So in my project there are many bash script files that are sourced, but never run directly, so they get no shebang line and no execute bit set. Vim colors them a little bit, but doesn't use the full ...
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Fixed highlighting in tmux

I miss highlighting (reverse mode) on console since I started to use urxvt + tmux as main terminal. The highlights was replaced with with italic font - what looks pretty cool at first - however I ...
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Windows 8.1 - How do I change font color for date and time?

I've been looking at this post and the solution says to save a file as Dark.theme with the code: [CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\DefaultIcon] ...
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What do the 16 definable colors in .Xresources do?

I've found an endless supply of themes availble online that use hex-color codes to change how X windows display, but I can't find any documentation that clearly states what each color does. For ...
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programmatic access to current xterm colors

In the thread below programmatic access to current xterm background color Alex North-Keys provides a useful bash script that returns the background color of the current xterm. I'd like to use the ...
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Changing Theme while keeping color/fonts in VS2013

I am reasonably new to Visual Studio, so forgive me if this is very simple. I have adjusted my color and font in the editor window to display exactly how I prefer it to look. What I would like to do ...
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Manually apply f.lux settings to directly to monitor

I recently started my first full-time job (web development), and I've read that applying slight f.lux color settings even during the day can greatly reduce eye strain. I would like to do this, but my ...
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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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urxvt settings - reload without restarting terminal?

I have two urxvt color themes that I use, one for light background and one for dark, depending on how sunny the environment is. It's easy enough to switch them by modifying ~/.Xresources and running ...
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Change color of links in dropdown menu of Firefox's address bar

Basically I am having the same problem as Change color of URL in dropdown menu of Firefox's address bar However, the "fix" accepted by the author in that thread involves changing the background ...