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Questions tagged [colors]

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

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Windows 10 HP Laptop 15-bs1xx crazy and almost scary glitch

I was using my computer when out of the blue, the entire screen was replaced with rapidly changing rectangles of color accomponied with extremely loud screetching sound. The computer then restarted ...
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Shared outlook calendar

I manage the calendar of a barrister. I'm almost entirely responsible for it. He rarely adds any items himself. I like to colour code (using categories) various events so I can see what's happening ...
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Background color of text, including overflow

I have some cells with text, that overflows into the next column. Now I want to color the background of the text. In Excel I can set the background color of the cell, but is there a way to set the ...
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Color specific filenames (not extensions) in `ls` output like Makefile or CMakeLists.txt

I am currently working on a C++ project. I am using CMake as a build system and I would love to have all the CMake related files (like CMakeLists.txt) colored differently in the ls command output. ...
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How to color only numbers and special characters in a Microsoft Excel cell

Is it possible to color only numbers and special characters of a cell (or column) by conditional formatting or some other similar method? I have created a book in Excel to organize my passwords (or ...
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Chrome window changes color depending on which monitor it's open

After an update Chrome treats its windows differently depending on which monitor the window is running. Instead of explaining what I mean, I'll show a screenshot of two Chrome windows open side by ...
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Running a Powershell command in the Windows CMD and getting colour output

When I run this command in Powershell it outputs with colour. (curl wttr.in -UserAgent curl).Content However when I run the same command in the Windows CMD, I get the same output but with no colour. ...
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Is it possible to sort images by color regardless of the file type in windows 10?

Basically, I have a folder full of color and black and white line drawings. Now I only want to keep the line drawings and I don't want to keep the color images. I could make a script to read each file ...
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Excel conditional formating: use fill color based on a different cell's existing fill color

The following table represents the value I’m working with in Microsoft Excel. +---+----+-----+---------+-----+ | | A | B | C | D | +---+----+-----+---------+-----+ | 1 | | Min | ...
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Color issue in 3D layer Photoshop 2018

I have Photoshop CC 2018. When I make a 3D layer from some shape, the color on it is not covering the whole front side. Original shape: This is the 3D model of that shape: You can see the white ...
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How do I change the color/Style for the Document Map in Notepad++?

For Notepad++ I use the document map a lot, however since I changed the styles around for Batch code it has this strange brown and blue coloring. I've been trying to figure out how to change at least ...
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change Gnome Terminal background color when focused/unfocused

I am using Ubuntu 18 and I was trying to have the background color of my Gnome Terminal changed on the fly when it gets/lost focus (BTW: I do not use Tabs - just one single tab per Terminal) so that I ...
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PDF - printing wrong colour on overlapping objects

I have a fiarly simple file PDF file which contains: a) Black vector rectangle stretched over all the document, for background, filled with 100 K (CMYK colorspace) b) a JPEG image, also in CMYK, with ...
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Change the PuTTY font colour by registry modification

I am following this question that discuss about the putty colour modification. I use the registry modification approach to change the putty colour, which is adopting the Pretty PuTTY registry on Git ...
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Changing colours in Gimp 2.10

I have been supplied a logo sitting on a white background. It is all one layer. I want to change the logo so that it has a transparent background. It is not possible to go back to the person who ...
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ImageMagick not setting color space

I'm writing a Python script to batch-process several thousand images. All images are in sRGB, and I'm trying to make a single collage of them. For this I thought I'd first have ImageMagick create an ...
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Chrome Title Bar Color

Sorry if this isn't the right place for this question. I saw a similar question located here so it seemed like it might be appropriate. A few days ago I mis-clicked something in the Chrome title bar. ...
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Windows 10 Cortana/Search Turned White

I recently got the April update for Windows 10 and immediately I noticed Cortana/Search on the taskbar sticking out like a sore thumb. The seemingly only valid solution available is to turn the app ...
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Change font color in Zim wiki 0.64 with Ubuntu 14.04

Is there easy way how to change color, or for example background color of given text? (I use ZIM 0.64 with Ubuntu 14.04) I noticed that headings are green, and links are blue. But I can only underline,...
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Is it possible to invert picture colors in Libre Office?

I'm looking for ways to invert picture colors in Libre Office. Is there a tool/extension/build-in abilities to invert picture colors automatically(via macro) and how to do it? I would appreciate ...
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Why did Excel's referenced cells stop being colored?

In the last week, Excel for Mac v16.13 (180513) stopped coloring the cells referenced in a formula when editing (see by pressing F2 when in a cell). How can I get Excel to show these again? Is it a ...
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How to change the background of this text?

I have a DOCX file which I need to adapt. The document contains a table which currently looks like this: That grey background is not the correct grey, so I need to change it. However, that text is ...
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Thunderbird Lightning: Customize colors and fonts of tasks list (userChrome.css)?

To better organize my tasks I would like to customize my tasks list in Thunderbird Lightning: Color tasks according to category. Done by add-on Chromatask. Works fine. The tasks over the due date ...
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Change the “Sign In” button color in ADFS v4.0 (Windows 2016 Server)

I've deployed AD FS v4.0 (Windows 2016 Server) and management wants a unified login page color scheme. I've been working to try and change the color of the "Sign In" and "Sign Out" buttons on the ...
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Where is Outlook's setting “Pick a new color” stored?

In the "Signatures and Stationary" options dialog of Microsoft Outlook (follow "File » Options » Mail » Stationary and Fonts...") there is a "Pick a new color when replying or forwarding" checkbox: ...
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Is it possible to remove specific characters from a cell based on color and retaining formatting?

TL;DR: Is it possible to remove specific text in a cell, based on its color without losing remaining formatting other cell contents. Thus far any working solution can remove specifically colored text ...
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Google Chrome on Linux Ubuntu shows weird Color/Gradient Banding

Chrome on Linux Ubuntu shows these weird Color/Gradient Banding, "mostly on darker images". Mozilla Firefox shows perfect. (some say it uses dithering). I reinstalled Ubuntu (several versions), ...
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How can I change the color of window boarder and menu bar for a particular application in Windows 10?

I would like to change the color of window boarder and menu bar in Adobe Acrobat DC so it matches the dark theme of the app. Is there any way I can do it?
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Same colour for same category in different graphs in Excel 2016

I would like to know how to fix the colours for a graph in Excel 2016, such that category 1 is always red, category 2 always blue, etc., because I want to draw several graphs, one for each firm I look ...
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How can bash read the background colour of the Putty window it's running in?

I use various background colours to differentiate between the systems to which I log on. It's tiring to type set background=light or set background=dark in my vi sessions, and let's not talk about ...
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Windows - terminal colors behaving strangely

I have for some time been experiencing weird behavior with the colors my terminal displays. Above is a screenshot of bash (from Windows Linux Subsystem) inside of Hyper terminal. You can see that the ...
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disable colors in Windows command prompt

I am running a program which outputs colored text to the Windows command prompt when it runs. Unfortunately, this text is hard to read. How can I force the output to be black and white? The command ...
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MySQL Workbench editor highlighted text color

I have been unable to figure out how to change the text color in MySQL Workbench when the text is highlighted. I'm happy with all my other text and background colors in the code_editor.xml file (which ...
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Certain LS results unreadable with Solarized theme on Windows 10 Linux subsystem

After fiddling around for a while, I was able to get Bash on Windows to use the Solarized color scheme via the method discussed in this thread. It even allows me to have vim switch over to the light ...
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How to set background color based on wallpaper color in Xfce?

I have a folder with hundreds (possibly thousands) of images in it that I use to cycle the wallpaper in Xfce. The only problem is, they look best when the image is set to "scaled," which for some ...
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Backup Modified PowerShell Console Colors Properties (Windows 10)

I don't quite understand how this works. So when I open up PowerShell as administrator, I can right click on the title bar, go to "Properties," then go to "Colors" and make changes. For example, I ...
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Putty stops displaying colors when in SU

So as the title suggests my putty stops displaying colors as soon as i enter SU. I dont know if this is how its suppose to work or if there is any work around, already tried googling but only come up ...
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Win 7 seems to be stuck at 16 bit colors

My Windows seems to have an odd issure where some graphics seem always to been drawn in 16 bit colors, but others not (or at least i dont notice it then). To be more specific, my Windows is set to ...
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How do I make my monitor not use any color profile at all?

All the color profiles I have installed on my computer "distort" colors in some way. I want a color profile that is straight 1:1 color matching. I'll try to explain what I mean the best I can. For ...
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How to convert a color PDF document to grayscale without messing up black levels?

I've spent a long time figuring this out, tried to print from a bunch of different programs with all the profiles and setting I could find, to no avail. Situation: I have a multi-page PDF or whatever ...
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Color settings in Windows 10 are reset after locking PC

After adjusting key Window to 160 160 160 (gray color) in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors and restarting PC everything is OK. Background of all windows (e.g. in word or outlook) are gray. Up ...
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How to change title bar color of Visual Studio 2015 in Windows 10

Now the title bar of my Visual Studio 2015 on Windows 10 Pro looks like this. The color of the title bar is the same as the color of the tool bar. I would like to change the color of the title bar ...
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How to count the number of different colors from a video?

I would like a software that could allow the user to count the number of different colors used in a video (mp4/avi/mpeg2) for comparison purposes of colors palette. Windows and/or linux Thanks in ...
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cmd.exe highlight background color

When you highlight text with the Command Prompt (cmd.exe), it just inverts the colors of whatever you selected: However the white is a little bright for me, I would prefer gray background. Can I ...
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How to invert colors of a specific application, or monitor on multi-monitor setup?

As in topic. How to invert colors of a specific application, or monitor? Windows magnifier inverts colors on whole desktop. This article: How to invert colors of a specific application, or window, ...
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How to replace colors (shape color and background color)?

I want to change the white background to #3D94DB (Hex triplet notation) and change the black lines to white. The image is as following: Here is what I have achieved: convert input.png +level-colors ...
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vim - What's the best way to set statusline color to change, based on mode

I've tried to improve my vim experience trying to have the vim statusline color to change everytime the mode changes. I've triend this: (found here) "Automatically change the statusline color ...
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Vim and Gvim - Change color for cursorline line numbers

I have downloaded and installed the blueshift colorscheme for vim/gvim. This highlights the current line with cursorline, which is what I want, however the background color of the line numbers column ...
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Conditional Formatting Issue

I am trying to work with an excel file and use conditional formatting. i have posted a screenshot below of what i am working with. When the priority column has an input of "Yes" and the Task completed ...
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Windows 10 Desktop Changed to Black and White

Windows 10, 1709, fully patched. Graphics is a nVidia GeForce 750ti. Today while doing things entirely unrelated to drivers or graphics manipulation (I was running a command prompt, had 20 tabs open ...