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

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Windows 7 Pavilion - White ares with vertical, pink, flickering pixels - Green areas with green, vertical moving pixels

I have a windows 7 Pavilion, HP laptop that's been having issues for a month or so. It started after the laptop fell from my bedside, around a 2 foot drop onto the corner near the vent fan, and ...
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How to insert a black and white (i.e. no color information) image to Microsoft Word?

When printing a document on a printer with separate color and bw page counters for billing purposes, it's important to get the printer to not print color unless absolutely necessary. In this case I'...
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How to programmatically set the title text color in the OSX Terminal?

I have a script that runs in a tabbed terminal window which will periodically update the tab's title with some text using: printf '\e]1;Some Text\a' This works great, but I'd like to take to take ...
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Want to print “as color” on a black and white printer [on hold]

I have 2 black and white printers, and I want to print a color document. When I print with one of them, the print preview shows me color, and the black and white hard copy it prints is to my liking. ...
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is my ethernet cable color placement wrong?

so i have my internet from my neighbor for free (thank you kind neighbor :D )... he changed the cable with new one yesterday but i needed another cable for another computer so i did it myself... so i ...
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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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Word 2016 Printing background colour

I want to print a document including the background colour. I can get the background colour fine, but there is a coloured box around all text and images - like a highlight on screen. This isn't ...
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Stacked Line graph line colors do not match legend

I made an interactive chart that shows different data, depending on which ActiveX checkboxes are checked. I created a few tables that would show different data by using a few nested IF statements like:...
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Get colors in less or more

When I read a file in Linux with the command less or more, how can I get the content in colors?
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Do light colored computers generate less heat [closed]

I know that anything black absorbs heat while anything white reflects heat.So my HP Pavilion g7 2269wm (recently cleaned) is black and heats up-to 88C, but I have a light grey Sony VAIO VGN-NR120E and ...
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Lynx colorscheme reading issue

I just start using the text-based Lynx browser, and a part of the interface is very hard to read like you can see on this screenshot: How can I fix that?
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How do I change the colour of context menu in Windows 10?

I'd like to change the colour of the background of context menu in Windows 10. My current colour is gray: I have seen over the Internet that this colour could be white, as in this photo: How do ...
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Does f.lux affect DirectX video games?

Does f.lux affect the color temperature of DirectX video games? I appreciate what it does on the desktop, but I'm not sure if I want it on in a game.
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notepad++ - How to choose editor background color for a specific language?

How can I set the background color of the editor for a specific language in notepad++? I know there are similar question on superuser but they don't solve the following problem I have: If I change ...
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How I get normal colors in c:/windows/system32/cmd.exe without reseting others settings [duplicate]

Currently when I use cmd.exe the red color is too dark and the blue and green colors don't apears. In other computers I don't have this problem. Using c:/windows/syswow64/cmd.exe in my computer I don'...
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VIM syntax highlighting works in MacVim but not vi in terminal?

When I edit a file with mvim (Installed via MacVim) I see syntax highlighting in colour on a large range of files. However, when I edit with the built in vi there is never syntax highlighting. Is ...
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Program won't allow the option to change a font color in the xml file

So basically, I am new to xml, and I'm attempting to make a custom theme for a desktop icon organizing program called Nimi Places. In the theme folder where all the xml files are that hold each theme'...
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Strange prompt color issue with Solarized and OSX 10.11 Terminal.app

I am trying out some Terminal.app customization and have switched from the stock bash to zsh with oh-my-zsh. I have installed patched Powerline fonts and the a port of Solarized theme for the 256-...
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VIM: How to set default color on search based syntax highlighting

Currently my /etc/vimrc file is set to the following: ( if &t_Co > 2 || has("gui_running") syntax on set hlsearch endif filetype plugin on if &term=="xterm" set t_Co=8 set t_Sb=^[[4%...
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color print job where one has to pay for color

Document: 2 legal size pages, color graphic on 1/2 of one page Print job is 2 legal pages, front/back, with one color graphic. All other graphics are either grey scale or black & white. Both ...
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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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Finding what is specifically wrong with resolution on TV-as-monitor

Apart from my regular monitor (Acer GN246HL), I'm using a little TV (Memorex MLT1931) as a second monitor (through HDMI -- my graphics card is an AMD Radeon 7800 series -- device manager/radeon ...
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How can I switch WIndows 7 to more than 256 colors?

Installed Windows 7 in Virtual Box, and started old (from 1999) game in it. All worked fine, but on exit from game, Windows switched to 256 colors. And it's virtually unusable. Some buttons are black ...
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Iterm 3.0.2 no colors when using ls

I recently upgraded to Iterm 3.0.2 and I noticed that on my local session, both files and directories have the same color when I use ls. This happened in Iterm2, which I fixed by using this answer: ...
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Redirect colored output to file

I want to store a colored terminal output to a file (maybe a .rtf or whatever). In OSX I am able to manually copy it and paste it in a .rft file using Textedit, however I wanted to store it ...
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Change Active Taskbar Application

I currently have the Buttons on other taskbars set so Never combine So I can have multiple Chrome windows open and will see multiple Chromes on the taskbar. Now the problem is that sometimes I don't ...
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Changing background in Word 2010 doesn't change some text

When changing a word document to display a black background ( changing the page color ), not all the black text changes to white. It happens on different sections of the document and even part way ...
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Is there any way to make white backgrounds dark besides inverting?

For example, when I just google something or even here on stackexchange.com or reddit.com (or youtube, most any website really), everybody insists on making the background completely white, which is ...
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Find similar style like selection in word 2010?

I pasted a web page into word ( from the internet by copy+paste) the result is here However , I want to change the blue background color. How can I replace in my document , ONLY SECTIONS with ...
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Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd)

I often run commands in cmd.exe that have pretty colors in their output, which is great. Unfortunately, sometimes they die in the middle, or I have to kill them, and then the console window itself ...
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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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Do blue light filters actually reduce blue light?

I'm using redshift to reduce the blue light of my computer screen, which is supposed to be more relaxing for the eyes. So I wander, if the screen is visibly more reddish, does that mean that there is ...
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Changing File Explorer Background Color Windows 8.1

I want to change the white flourish background color of default file explorer in Windows 8.1 Pro. Its hard to see white background color every time people with weak eye-sight or for continuous ...
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color matrixes replace white with grey using

Hi I'm working with color matrixes, https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms533875(v=vs.85).aspx and I'm looking for a way to only convert all white in grey, while keeping all ...
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Setting Notepad++ find results style

I am using a dark scheme with a custom language / syntax highlighting. This results in a "find result" window which is very hard to read. Where does Notepad++ find results style get set, so I can ...
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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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Understanding how LCD colors really work

A yellow pixel is created by filtering out only the blue component. In a yellow pixel, 1/3 of the area is red and 1/3 is green. This means that within a yellow 2 x 2 area on the screen, there are 4 ...
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Disable color in shell/terminal

I want to disable all color in my shell. Not ls, not nano, not vi, nothing. What's the best way to achieve this?
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CMYK conversion from RGB

I have several RGB images that I have to convert to CMYK for a paper submission. I have a Photoshop Elements 9 license but it doesn't support CMYK. I remember having tried with ImageMagick on Linux ...
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how can I change the tooltip color in windows 10?

There are ways to change the fontsize of, some, but not all, tooltips in Win10. But I wanna change the tooltip COLOR, like it was possible in WinXP until Win7. Specifically, I want the tooltip ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Reapply last text color with keyboard / Default action with ribbon hotkeys

In Powerpoint 2010 one can click the text-color chooser to reapply the last color selected. However, when navigating to it with the ribbon hotkeys – in the German version [Alt], R, F, B – the color-...
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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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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 ...