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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Session name background in tmux changes to red

My tmux status bar looks like this: Every now and again it changes to this, i.e. the session name background changes to red. I suppose this has to do with the exit status of the last command but ...
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Chrome/Other browsers changes the colors of a picture

So I've been having this issue on my home desktop, where the colors of a picture could be completely different from the actual colors, when the browser renders it out. I am only having this issue on ...
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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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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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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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Win 7: Changing Desktop Background Colour (but not image)

I'm on Windows 7. I have a problem with my desktop background - I use the Community Showcase: Natural Landscapes 2 theme. Very nice it is too. However, the shape of the images on my 4:3 second ...
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Dual Monitor Color Issue

My monitor is connected to my laptop via HDMI. The color on the monitor in dual screen is a bit weird. It's kinda yellowish. I tried changing the color on the monitor itself, doesn't help. When I went ...
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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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Changes to be commited half green half red

Last time I used git add . and git status after I got this output: Why is the output colored this way, and why are the paths ordered so oddly? For example: ...
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How do I configure color temperature of Dell monitors with more granularity than their default menu provides?

I have two Dell u2415 monitors daisy chained via Displayport 1.2 through my Microsoft Surface. It works great with one small hitch. The monitors are have slightly different color calibrations from ...
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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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Canon Pixma B200 error; what is it and can I fix it?

I have an MG 5300 series Canon Pixma printer. Halfway through printing a page, an error - B200 -came up and it says: printer error has occurred. Unplug the power cord and contact the service ...
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Bullet point with different color on OpenOffice Writer

I've found myself in need to do something I've never though about before. I needed to put a different color on some bullets. I've found a way to do this, but I find it so hacky... (It's a very ...
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Change vagrant box prompt color

The standard purple in the vagrant shell is not readable in my terminal. I don't understand the way PS1 is set up so I'm hoping someone here knows how to get change the color. Perhaps thin letters in ...
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Eye friendly text/background display color in Word 2013

White background and black font can cause eye fatigue after long hours of editing documents with Microsoft Word. I think I remember that an old version of Word (probably 6.0) had this feature: Navy ...
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default color using ssh on mac

Till recently I was logging in to my ubuntu server using putty on windows 7, while doing this I was using colour scheme from A better terminal color theme for Putty. Now I have switched to mac and ...
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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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Can I convert an image from CMYK to RGB in Mac OS X?

Is there a way to convert a JPEG from CMYK to RGB, using Preview or any other tool built into Mac OS X? I see I can go to Tools | Assign Profile… and select from a long list of options, including ...
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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 ...
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256 color support for vim background in tmux

while using vim within tmux I can see that 256 color support is enabled. with $tput colors However changing the colorscheme in vim while in tmux will change the colorscheme on a per line basis but ...