Questions tagged [colors]

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

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What numeric representational scheme is being used to represent the colors in this .ini file?

I am modifying an .ini settings file to change the colors of a Windows application. The existing colors are all represented by decimal integers, ranging from -16777201 to 536870911. Obviously, those ...
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Color of active window in Windows 10 taskbar

In the Windows 10 taskbar, the active window is not very strongly highlighted. This makes it difficult to quickly see which window is active. How can I change the color of the active window? Related ...
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Can't change selection highlight color MS Visio Pro 2019

I have Visio Pro 2019 installed on a Windows 10 machine with Office Pro 2016 for all other MS products. By default it is dark blue and nearly invisible when selecting black stencils, lines, etc. ...
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How to Change color theme in powerpoint

I am having some problem with my PowerPoint Templates, I have 2 Files A & B. Both ppt files are having segmented many 2D / 3D shapes in it (like pyramids, arrows, loops etc.) some thing like ...
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How to adjust the maximum white (NOT overall brightness) on an LCD computer monitor (display/screen)?

My eyes are hurting from computer use. I use dark colors when possible, but some applications only use bright white backgrounds. They are resulting in physical pain in my eyes. I have turned my ...
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Brand-new Dell U3219Q monitor with relatively obvious yellow areas. Is it normal?

EDIT: https://imgur.com/a/V4TbXTY for better quality images. I just got a Dell U3219Q and it's great. However, I almost immediately noticed that there are some areas/vertical stripes with quite ...
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Issues with images/video that look orange and tanned

so I bought a new Dell laptop yesterday and when I transferred my images over, everyone looks tanned/orange. This applies to images on the internet and video too, such as YouTube. Is this the after ...
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Why do browsers on my primary monitor render some colors with a different color code than on my secondary monitor?

Note: I'm not talking about a difference in apparent color to my eyes/monitor calibration here. I've got the following icon: And genuinely, if I open the icon in a paint program, its color is mostly ...
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What determines Firefox tab title text color?

Sometimes an unfocused tab title is white, and sometimes it is grey. In spite of my best efforts, I have not been able to determine any rhyme or reason behind it. Sometimes a title will change from ...
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In Microsoft® Word 2019 MSO (16.0.12730.20188) 64-bit — The colour of Headings 1/2/3 …styles is not showing

In Microsoft® Word 2019 MSO (16.0.12730.20188) 64-bit -- The colour of Heading 1 /2/3 ...styles that I assigned - Red - is not showing. I tried Modify Style but colours are NOT assigned. Other ...
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Replace a color with a color based on adjacent colors

I'm modifying this heightmap in GIMP/Paint.Net: I'd like to replace all of the red with a grayscale color based on the pixels nearby. Converting the image to grayscale does not work because it keeps ...
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Colour format in registry

In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM "AccentColor" has a value of ffe37c00(hex) which is 4293098496(dec) in decimal. What format is this and how would I go about converting an RGB ...
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FFMPEG Multiply blend results in green output

Using a simple overlay the colors are correct, but when I use a blending mode then the color of the output is either green (for multiply) or pink (for addition) ffmpeg -i test-video.mp4 -i outro-...
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How to change colour scheme for batch files?

It's easy to change the cmd colour scheme or to use a tool to customise things to an extent. However, all batch files seem to open with the default colour scheme with no way to change even the ...
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What is a PowerShell popup?

I am manually configuring the colors of my PowerShell and I am curious what a "popup" is and how I can see it? As of now it seems that only "Selected Screen Colors" changes anything. How might I cause ...
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How to achieve exact grayscale color values when saving to png from Photoshop?

I am trying to create a grayscale file and save it as .png with the exact grayscale values that I enter in Photoshop. I create a new file with 8bit grayscale color mode without color management. The ...
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Converting Black and White Images to Grayscale

I'm doing a little image project with imagemagick, but I'm fairly new to everything and pretty mediocre at programming. What I'm trying to do is convert all images that are close to black and white (...
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How to refine edge when to replace color?

The original image is as below: I want to change the background color into blue. Operation is ps : image-adjustment-replace color (0000ff) The hair's edge color is filled with a little red color,how ...
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Changing the colors of zsh syntax highlighting - Robbyrussel theme

Does anyone know how to remove the directory highlighting in ZSH with the robbyrussel theme? This issue is driving me mad lately. Some directories (not all) are being randomly highlighted, and in ...
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Should the display's color match the wall?

Since the brightness of your display is supposed to match the 'brightness' (of the wall) behind the display; can I stick a large light orange shade of paper behind my LCD display and then use Windows ...
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watch --color doesn't work when a pipe is involved?

The following demonstrates that watch works with color, but not when a pipe is involved. $ touch test.txt $ ls | grep --color test.txt test.txt # This IS colored ...
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How to make my mouse be in sync with the color picker

I wrote a script to play a videogame. This script has worked perfectly on my previous Windows machine and on a Mac as well. However, when I tried to use it today, it failed. When I looked into what ...
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Increasing Midninght commander dark white contrast

Midnight commander is used from putty client from Windows 10 in Debian 10. Its file names are low contract (dark white) and are difficult to read notebook screen in heavy sunlight: Directory names ...
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HDMI connection: RGB vs YCbCr

When connecting GT 640M graphics card (on a laptop) with Dell SE2419HR 23.8" screen, there is a huge difference when switching to YCbCr mode. Black becomes blackish, the text is rendered in a sharp ...
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Adjust PDF colors on a dark document (for print)

Summary: Have to print several PDF's coming with dark, dull colors, the printed result is very dark and often bleeding ink. I can compensate easily using the printer's color adjustment on Canon ...
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Different font color active tab Firefox

I've done some reading about changing the font color of an active tab in Firefox through css. However, I do not seem able to get it right. It looks as if the font color of the inactive tabs command is ...
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I have pictures of 2 graphs and I need to extract the curves, change colors and paste both on a same graph in order to compare them

so basically the title. Here's the graphs, so basically I need to compare both charts. I'd like to take the curve on one chart, change its color and paste it over the second one like on this chart ...
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Is there a better way to mitigate this obscure color bug when piping to FINDSTR inside a parenthesized block of (.bat) code?

In the following .BAT file, test 2 demonstrates the color bug inside a parenthesized block of code, test 3 demonstrates the bug inside a FOR loop, and test 4 shows how the bug can be mitigated by ...
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How do I get ZSH to use the colors of my terminal?

I'm in the process of switching over from bash to zsh. My old bash prompt looked something like this: PROMPT_COMMAND=ps1_command ps1_command() { ext="$?" PS1="" if [ "$ext" != 0 ]; then ...
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Solarized leaving red highlighting at the end of lines in vim

I'm using vim with the solarized dark color scheme within the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Solarized looks great except for one strange feature. When I scroll down in a vim file and then scroll back ...
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Windows 10 title bars based on background color of window

In windows 10 I know you can set all title bars to be a colour of your choosing. Is it possible to have windows automatically set the colour of the title bar, based on the background colour of the ...
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Iiyama G-MASTER GE2288HS-B1 - Monitors have different colors

I would like to ask. Why I have different colors on two identical iiyama G-MASTER GE2288HS-B1 monitors. Can I calibrate the monitors? It's not the cable and graphics card, because when I swap the ...
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How to reset a Microsoft Word table cell's background colour back to the default style colour?

For years I have never been able to solve this one. Let's say I create a new table and I apply one of the colourful template styles, like this: Then I might manually change certain cells' background ...
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ffmpeg. Change specific color of text in video

I have a karaoke video with the black background and trying to change the color of letters currently playing. Now it is violet but I want the blue color. I tried to use a lutrgb filter, which seems ...
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Changing Windows 10 Accent Color via GPO

I'd like to set a default accent color by using a group policy and have found that it is not affecting all aspects of Windows. I entered in my hex values (with the #) through Computer Configuration > ...
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Visual studio showing wrong syntax highlighting color when loading multiple instances at the same time

I have DARK mode enabled on my visual studio IDE and on windows 10 configurations. To reproduce the "bug" I : open multiple instances (4) of visual studio as admin. (If prompted to ask permission, I ...
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Glitched display for certain resolutions after my laptop felt on the ground

I once made my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 fall to the ground. Since that day, the laptop display has glitches only for some resolutions. The native resolution of my screen is 1366x768. Resolutions below ...
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Change letters from black to white on image

I have an image of a logo (format *.jpg but can use others if necessary), which has black letters on a white background, like this: I would like to change the letters from back to white, while still ...
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How to make background picture look the same after printing in Word?

I'm writing a novel. This is just for fun, so I decided to set a funny background picture to the every page. This is done via Design or Page Layout → Watermark → Picture. I want its original ...
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less -R does not show colors when processing ANSI colored text via a pipe

The command terraform show does NOT show colored text but the command terraform show | less shows output with what seem to be text color codes: ESC[0m#module.vpc.module.label.data.null_data_source....
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How to reliably observe 8-bit dithering?

My display is currently outputting 8-bit color without dithering. This is the default behavior of an Nvidia GPU on Windows. This can also be seen in some games and images. My monitor is also limited ...
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VIM highlighting newlines in a file, how to disable?

I have tried installing a few new colourschemes for VIM and I have encountered a weird highlighting issue best explained with this pic: When opening an existing file everything is fine however when I ...
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Programmatically obtaining color information of a Windows Command Prompt

The default color of a Command Prompt window is taken from the Registry at HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Command Processor/ under the DefaultColor Key. (as mentioned in How to change the ...
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Strange interaction (white-on-white console) with ripgrep / less in Windows 10 Pro 1903 update

My OS was upgraded to Windows 10 Pro 1903 recently, and my version of less.exe stopped working properly in some circumstances; it shows white-on-white behavior in the Command Prompt. This seems to ...
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Monitor Color Inconsistency with Various Programs on “Calibrated” Screen

First of all, I am using the free program Quick Gamma, but I figure it's better than nothing and it will have to do until I can afford something more professional. I'm noticing that I'm not getting ...
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Unusual “half border” situation with tmux

My tmux occasionally gets into a weird state where half the border (regardless of orientation, or (tmux) window focus) is bolded, highlighted? See the screenshot below: Weirdly, even after ...
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Create character text-style that does not override color?

This question is very similar to this one: Word 2010: Create a Style without a font color But it is for a different version of word, and none of the answers given at the linked post solved the issue....
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Change the tmux status bar background color depending on copy-mode

How do I change the background color of the tmux bar to a different color depending on if the client is in copy-mode (or not)? The goal is to make it extremely clear when the tmux client is in copy-...
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How to add colours to GNU Screen

This might seem like an odd/silly question(and I'm not entirely sure this is the right place to ask?), but I have some server programs running on a machine and I'd like multiple terminals to monitor ...
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Mix colors of overlapping shapes in PowerPoint

I'm sure this is trivial, but I cannot find how to do this. I have two shapes that are animated to overlap. One shape is yellow, the other one is blue. I'd like the color of the overlapping parts to ...

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