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

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Any tool that can replace a specific color with another? [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that accepts a specific RGB value, lets say #004c00 (0,76,0) and change it to another, let's say black (0,0,0). So any color values on the screen with the given values will be ...
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Video appears green-ish when adjusting gamma & saturation with ffmpeg (eq) but NOT with mpv

I'm using mpv as a video player and ffmpeg as a video encoder. I have an original video which I am re-encoding with ffmpeg's eq filter to increase gamma & saturation. Before I do this, I use mpv ...
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Why monitor color is incorrectly rendered?

My 10 year old monitor (Dell s2240L) recently started rendering some colors incorrectly. They are instead rendered in black color. Are these dead pixels? What could be the reason behind this problem ?...
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How can I make the windows 10 taskbar window icon highlight the entire tile instead of just a thin strip?

By default, when a window is open, you can only see a thin 2 pixel bar on the side of the icon as you can see with firefox. I want it to show a background color at all times like with the itunes icon (...
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Threshold in FFmpeg without changing tones? (Color blindness simulation)

NOTE: The examples in this question are in the RGB Color space I want to know how to set a threshold in ffmpeg without changing tones (e.g (127, 127, 127), (90, 90, 90)) This is how I normally set the ...
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How can I find out the cell background color in Excel?

How can I find out the cell background color in Excel? Here is what I am trying to do: 1 Select the cell. 2 Click on the bucket. 3 Click on the More Colors... 4 Hoping to see the cell background ...
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Yellowness and Dim display on the Same Model Number of Lenovo

I recently purchased a Lenovo(IdeaPad 5 Pro 16ACH6) laptop and I have doubts that the laptop screen displays yellowness and dim hence I compared the same model number laptop then found a different ...
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How does one invert colors on Ubuntu Mate Desktop

Replicating Windows 10 magnifier color inverter feature on Ubuntu Mate has been a series of dashed hopes for me. Here are the things I've tried: xrandr-invert-colors gnome-shell-extension-invert-color ...
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Printer cannot print in colour when I print from my computer. Reinstalling printer doesn’t fix things

I have a presentation that looks like this, and I want to print it. I head to print it, but even after selecting print in colour, it still comes out like this. I select properties, then advanced, ...
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Same color text in nano editor when logged in to the server with cmder / conemu

I saw some people have a friendly color scheme in Nano editor, e.g. words inside brackets highlighted, comments highlights etc. Looks like I fail to get my Nano editor become more user friendly in ...
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How to change the output box font color of Pycharm

am trying to change the font color of the output text of my Pycharm IDE when I run code. Right now it is showing output in red color. The output box is where the output of the code is dispayed. I ...
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Ubuntu/WSL disappeared from Windows Terminal?

I am using WSL/Ubuntu 20.04 on Windows Terminal, and I wanted to change my font color. When I copied settings into my settings.json file, the Ubuntu profile disappeared from Windows Terminal`. My ...
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Configure label colors on dark theme

I'm using Eclipse CDT (version 2021-03 4.19.0) and I have enabled the dark mode to lower some stress on my eyes. However there are a few parts where coloring prones readability in case of working ...
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Make active window more obvious on taskbar (Windows 10)

In Windows 10, the active window is represented on the taskbar by a very subtle shade affect (see pic). Is there a setting or registry hack that would make it more obvious? (I keep trying to switch to ...
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Disable highlighting of matching braces in Notepad++ dark mode

(NOT the same as this post) I want to disable highlighting of braces in Notepad++. I can remove the bold and the change in font color in the Style Configurator, but I want the background color to ...
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Changing PowerShell 7.2.2 color scheme to the default PowerShell 5.1

As you can see the image below on the left shows what my PowerShell 7.2.2 looks like and the image on its right shows what my PowerShell 5.1 looks like. I want to brighten the colors of my PowerShell ...
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What htop process colors mean

In htop some processes are displayed in red and others in blue. What is the meaning of these colors?
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How to change font color in Mobaxterm version-22

Today i have upgraded my MobaXterm_Portable_v11.1 framework to MobaXterm_Portable_v22.0 in my windows-10 system. In latest version terminal font colors are not as my older version. (The colors are too ...
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How to add color to specific text in excel output file using powershell

I have written a script to check the nslookup for each server and export the details to Excel Please help me on How to add color to specific text in the Excel output CODE $result = foreach($Server in $...
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Treat file as a different file type for syntax linting color purposes in Vim

I know there's a command to treat your current file as a different file type for linting / color purposes. Something like :set SomethingICantRemember='python' And it will change the colors of the ...
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How to put colors in terminal?

I would like to use rgb(a) hex codes to display colors on the terminal. I intend to make some kind of program that can render colors inside brackets, like: [#FFFFFF]this is white text
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Windows 11 command prompt printing characters instead of coloured text

When I run my Python program from the Visual Studio Code integrated terminal everything goes fine, and I have my colors as they are supposed to be, like in this screenshot: But if I run exactly the ...
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How to get Cygwin bash to preserve Windows console default text colors

I had a working workflow where I would create a Windows console (using a Windows command script ("batch file")) that would (among other things such as setting environment variables) execute ...
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Change Window Frame Color For Regedit, GVim, and other windows

I have been able to change many of the Window Frame colors to black using the following key: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors and setting: WindowFrame 1 0 0 However, this does not ...
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What is wrong with my display?

My laptop display looks like this: solid color image As you can see, there are horizontal patches of distorted colours. I have a hunch that it is a software issue, but I am unsure. I have been using ...
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How to alter "grep" colour scheme on Windows-10 Ubuntu WSL app

I'd like to alter the colour scheme of my grep results on my Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL, Ubuntu app on a Windows-10 computer). My .bashrc file contains the following entry: alias grep='grep --...
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Windows 10 Movies & TV app overrides screen contrast settings in fullscreen

I have just got myself a new Nvidia GPU and faced a problem with Windows Movies & TV app. Whenever the app is in fullscreen mode and I either close its window or go to windowed mode, my display's ...
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Why does the same eight-character hexadecimal code show a different color in different software?

I want to pick up the color #FFEAF0FF from the Visual Studio color scheme to Visual Studio Code: But when I put this hexadecimal code into Visual Studio Code, it becomes a different color: They are ...
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In MS-Word, Can I write text in different color from that of the style of the paragraph?

I want to write a MS word document which analyzes an assembly code. For that, firt I copied the assembly code in MS-word in default black color. Now I want to add my comments in the code with ...
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How to change the font color in the title of iTerm 2?

Does anyone know what option should I put in .zshrc to change the font color in the title of iTerm from grey to white? I spent 24h and still couldn't find the right option because there are a lot of ...
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How to use ffmpeg to selectively replace a specific color with another color in videos?

Some of my videos have a very eye-hurting white color in them, like the white color in clouds. I looked for ways, using ffmpeg, to filter out and then change only the white color to something a little ...
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What's the difference between 24-bit and 32-bit color on displays?

Newer OSs don't show this, but I remember getting confused about this in Windows XP, where you had the opion for 24-bit and 32-bit color. 32-bit color generally includes an alpha channel, but we haven'...
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How to permanently change Powershell color? [duplicate]

When i change the color via the menu when rightklicking on the powershell, it does not work. I found an alternative solution, this command: function Set-ConsoleColor ($bc, $fc) { $Host.UI.RawUI....
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Red and blue swapped in Tiny Core Linux

I use Tiny Core Linux. I have a VGA monitor. At startup and during shutdown, characters are displayed as they should (red appears red, blue appears blue) but in GUI, red appears blue, blue appears red....
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Unseen discoloration on screen while seen when printed

Once more I return with a wierd case of what is going on. Here is what's going on. So a user called me about a discoloration of printed stickers and labels. Didn't seem very odd and I thought it was ...
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FFmpeg preserve color profile in frames

I have several images that have a custom color profile assigned to them. I need to turn them into a video. Currently, I am using this command: ffmpeg -framerate 30 -i %04d.png -pix_fmt yuv420p -crf 1 ...
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Git colors not displaying in terminal

Text in both the default terminal and iTerm2 are plain white when running git commands and I want it to be properly colorized. I've reviewed this question and this question and verified the following: ...
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Windows 10 with lower color depth?

Currently, if I open Advanced Display Settings and List All Modes, all supported modes have "True Color (32 bit)". I Googled and did not find a solution. Given that lower color depths have ...
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How do I find and replace a font colour in word?

I'm trying to replace one colour with another across a word document. I've found a few posts from 2008 and this post from 2019 both with the same instructions across multiple different versions of ...
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Why do all colors go down at the same speed with laser printer?

I have this suspicious output from my printer (HP M252d) I remember printing one large document that had many pages with a layout full of green. I understand that this is not a spot color and that ...
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How can I change Netbeans' garbage collector colors?

I've found the Darcula 1.6 plugin for my Netbeans 12.5 to be my favorite looking dark theme, but the garbage collector font color looks similar to its background, so it's almost unreadable (see here). ...
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How are cell colors in Excel set to the hexadecimal RGB value that they contain?

I have seem a lot of questions and answers (and search engine results) about how to set a cell color based upon its value (with Conditional Formatting), but no answers showing how to set a cell color ...
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Set Linux terminal foreground color prior to login

I'm wanting to set the foreground color of a Linux terminal (outside of any GUI). I'm using Gallium with its multi-user target, which opens straight to the terminal rather than the GUI. I've tried a ...
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Tmux change cli command output to violet color instead of white

As you can see in the screenshot, what is outputted in white in zsh is outputted in violet/purple in tmux. I have tried enabling true color support for tmux and as you can see it work. Tmux shell ...
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Why is my monitor showing a blue/purple discoloration?

I just got a LG 24ML44B-B LED monitor. On 2 different Windows 10 computers, I have connected the monitor using HDMI. With both computers, the monitor exhibits a blue/purple discoloration with a lot of ...
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service RAD Studio/color element parameter

I have asked a similar question elsewhere.I have solved that part of my problem, but I now got stuck again. Everything works but for color in the title: I've changed it to yellow but it doesn't seem ...
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Change Color Based on Color Value Defined in Cell

I want to use conditional formatting to change the color of cell B1 to the color I have defined in cell A1 (using hex values or anything else that will work). For example, if I have "#FF0000"...
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how to set multiple colour filter simultaneously in macOS?

I want to setup multiple colour filter, such as having colour tint and monochrome at the same time. The accessibility only let me setup either but not both. This can be achieved on iOS when having ...
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Microsoft Word on Mac OS: Customise theme fonts and colours

The "customise theme colours" and "customise fonts" dialogue boxes are not available in Word for Mac OS (this is present in the Windows versions since Office 2010 as far as I ...
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How to turn Win11 taskbar entirely black?

Windows 11 has a dark mode and a custom color picker for the taskbar. But both won't turn it totally black. It always keeps this blackish-grey collor accent, even if you pull the custom color slider ...
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