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

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Set PuTTY's appearance in Windows

Is it possible to configure PuTTY to have me some nice colour scheme like vim's desert? I'm an PuTTY user under Windows and my login shell is tcsh. The current PuTTY theme setting is a very boring ...
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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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How to use colored cells along with multiple criteria data in formulae

I have an issue where I need to use SumIf/SumIfs formula to accomplish the following: - Find cells within the spreadsheet filled with different colors which indicates a specific product and test for ...
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Canon MP258 not printing DARK YELLOW color

I am using Canon inkjet printer PIXMA MP258 color printer (with CISS) Since yesterday it is not printing yellow color. In nozzle check it prints light yellow but not the dark yellow. scanned nozzle ...
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Windows 8.1 custom title bars

How do i set custom colors for active and inactive title bars, Windows 2000-style, in Windows 8.1? I do not want to enable high contrast mode, because it makes Internet Explorer unusable.
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Windows 7 Colors (PNG darker in browsers)

A few days ago I installed f.lux, and since then I've noticed that my PNG images look darker in Firefox. I've never encountered such a problem before. It doesn't work with it (f.lux) disabled either. ...
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Is it possible to alter the color range for a laptop screen or PC monitor by using software only?

I have run into a display problem on my laptop: black color is displayed as red; white color is displayed as turquoise. I knew the reason was one of the two - the cable connecting display to ...
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“Emulate” 256 colors in PuTTY terminal

At my job, I ssh into a development server everyday. I usually use exceed XStart to ssh in, but I downloaded PuTTY to see if I could do anything that I couldn't do with XStart. I spend almost the ...
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Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd) when ssh'd into another box

This is pretty close to a duplicate of this question: Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd) The difference is that I'm ssh'd into a unix box with Cygwin... When I call reset I don't get my ...
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Convert black & white to 'colour & white' (PDF)

I have PDFXchange Pro editor and Id like to compare 2x black & white engineering drawings. I can use the ‘Overlay’ option to stack them, but both drawings remain black & white which doesn’t ...
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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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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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word 2013 to pdf; custom page, margins, background color leaves blank area

word 2013 background color set via design -> page color custom page size is 12.58w x 9.25 ht margins are 0 on all sides. in my so-called full page view, the background fills the whole 12.58x9.25 ...
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An application to easily pick a color in Mac OS X and get the hex value

I'm looking for a way to easily pick a color from anywhere on the screen in Mac OS X and get the value as a hex code (like #ACC782 ). OS X has a built in system "color picker" and I found a ...
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Why does a background color in Word not print?

When you go to set a background color doing the the 'correct' way through 'design, page background, page color' (Word 2013), the background color never prints and you're forced to insert a shape and ...
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How can I change font and color of the captions under the icons on the desktop?

I am trying to use a different font and color for the captions on the icons on the desktop. Under Personalize I have been able to change the icon spacing (both horizontal and vertical) and the size of ...
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Can WINE provide support for 256-color only configuration?

Attempting to install and run MYST under WINE on OpenSUSE. I have had success with several other old games, but this one specifically requires a 256-color display. When I attempt to run the ...
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How can i get my colors to print out solid and not half toned?

I notice that my colors are printing out with little dots like a half tone or newsprint. I've looked in my settings and I don't know how to fix it. I want my colors to be solid. Does this mean my ...
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How to change the colour of Sticky Notes in Windows?

I know the usual method to change the colour to some other prredefined colour as given below: The given colours are there for a long time and I get bored using only these colours. Also, I am using a ...
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How to change link colors in Firefox and Chrome, but leave all other color and fonts as they are?

Some people who suffer protanomaly can hardly distinguish red text from black text on computer screens. Many web pages like AskUbuntu.com show visited and unvisited text links in red'ish colors. That ...
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ASUS PB238Q Color RGB keeps changing

Following on from my previous question. Going into the Menu I noticed that 2 of the colors were set to 100, whilst one was set to 0 hence the yellow tint. Anyway, I set all three colours to 100, ...
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Outlook 2010 overriding Windows 7 visual theme settings

I'm helping a visually impaired friend of mine learn how to use her Windows 8 computer. My friends accesses her computer using the JAWS screenreader ...
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Bash on Ubuntu on Windows: Can't change (some) directory colors

On the new Bash on Ubuntu on Windows (10) app, I have tried to change the directory colors from blue to some thing more visible but haven't been able to change some file/directory colors for some ...
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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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Can a printer print white color?

I was reading about different color models, when this question hit my mind. Can the CMYK color model generate white color? Printers use CMYK color mode. What will happen if I try to print a white ...
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How to change win10 taskbar text color from BLACK to WHITE?

I've upgraded to win10 from win7, and find the texts on the taskbar are black, which make them hard to read: I know how to change the color of the taskbar(and titlebar etc.) following this ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I link Excel cell(s) to a 3D map for a color coding legend (with Power Maps)?

I had first tried this in Power BI, but there are too many fields for it to calculate. I moved the table to Excel using Power Maps. I have a file with 2 tables. The first table lists the INCITS, ...
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What do the yellow color of CPU mean in htop?

if press h inside htop for quick help: CPU Blue : Low-priority threads Green : Normal priority threads Red : Kernel threads Turquoise : Virtualization threads but yellow?
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Change text colour of desktop icons on Windows 10

As the title says, is there any way to change the colour of text for the icons on your desktop in Windows 10? I have a lot of nature backgrounds so white tends to blend in. I have made them bold but ...
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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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How to change ONLY the prompt color of the Windows command-line?

As we all know, Windows command-line have the white-black color scheme. And we could use: COLOR command to change the colors of background and text. But the command above will change the whole ...
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Automatically (VBA) remove page colour when replying or forwarding email

I am looking to create a macro to remove the page colour from an email when replying to it or forwarding it, either automatically on the single click of a button, instead of having to go to the ...
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How do I fine-tune colour temperature on my monitors?

Problem: I bought the same monitor twice, one used, the other refurbished. Both are still fairly new and in very good condition. The colour temperature of one tinges slightly but noticeably more into ...
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Is there a version of solarized color scheme for notepad++

I've recently switched my Eclipse to Solarized colors. I would like to do the same thing for Notepad++. How can I achieve that ? UPDATE 1 The Eclipse configuration I use is Solarized-like.
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How to conditionally (un)invert colors on inverted websites?

Some web pages tend to use inverted colour schemes, i.e. light text on dark background (or vice versa, if your system theme is "inverted"). Discussions about the pros and cons of this aside, the ...
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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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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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Ansi escape sequences in Makefile

I wanted to create color output in make so that is more readable, but I cannot get it to work. Makefile: all: echo $$'\x1b[36m Test \x1b[0m' When I run make raw string is printed, but when I ...
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Philips 170S does not display fine gray tones but other colors fine

I have a problem with my secondary monitor: I calibrated it with Windows Color Calibration, and I have the problem that it displays grey tones (like the grey background of the Stack Exchange code ...
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GIMP: change one colour to another?

In GIMP, I have a green button GIF image: it shades from dark green to light green, against a transparent background. I would like to change it to blue, and keep the shading, so it shades from dark ...
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Win7: Invert Colors Of One Specific Window

I often use ctrl+alt+I and windows magnifier to invert the colors of my screen, to make bright windows easier to read. The problem is that, eg, some windows are naturally dark and some are naturally ...
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How to read emails from specific senders as plain text in Outlook 2010?

I'm working with a client who has a visual impairment and who uses the JAWS screenreader to access her computer, which runs Windows 7. She uses Outlook 2010 to access her emails (and, for various ...
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How do i configure a Logitech G502 Spectrum under Linux?

I'm thinking about buying a Logitech G502 Spectrum (the G502 with RGB LEDs) but as I am running Linux (Speciified in Debian @ work, ubuntu @work and archlinux @home) I am woundering how to setup ...
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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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What are the hex values of the Google logo colors? [closed]

Not sure if this would be the right place to ask, but I would like to know the hex values of the colors used in the Google logo.
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Cannot import colour presets into iTerm 2

Long time user of the standard terminal, short term user of iTerm 2. I've found a colour preset I want to use, however after importing them when I select them from Preferences > profiles > load ...
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Word - find/replace highlighted text with shaded text AND preserve all other formatting?

I create new documents from source material that others send me, and use Word's built-in gray highlighting to indicate text in the source file that's been dealt with in the new document (equivalent to ...
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Eclipse - How to change background color of tooltips for hidden text/too long text

I use Eclipse Mars dark theme and have been trying to get colors right to my best effort. When you mouseover/hover an item which has a text too long and got partially hidden by window, a tooltip ...