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Questions tagged [colors]

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

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Why gnu unfont is slow?

I'm using gnu-unifont (unifont-11.0.02.ttf) on windows and I find it pretty slow / laggy to display. Questions Is it normal for this type of font in windows to be slow Is there a better way to use ...
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Why does tmux require setting 256 color mode manually?

I just logged-in to a machine and realized that the colors changed inside tmux. It seems like even with TERM=xterm-256color and tput colors ⇒ 256 tmux switches to TERM=screen and tput colors ⇒ 8. ...
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How to save output of bash whilst preserving colored text?

When I use some command in bash like npm audit, I can see the output with some colored text. I want to save the output with colored text preserved. I have tried selecting the text and saving in ...
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Does Excel have a function to automatically set background colors for values?

Yesterday I analyzed a files from Torque, an app which logs data from cars and motorcycles. It contained data like RPM, speed, acceleration, throttle position and many more. To get a better overview ...
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How can I set a specific background color on Sublime Text?

Note, I don't want to change or set another Color Scheme. I just want to specify the precise color (R,G,B in Hex) I want for the background (or any part of the sublime window). Is that possible? I ...
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Change the color of tmux pane indicators shown when using “display-pane”

When issuing a command like the following bind Left select-pane -L \; display-pane tmux will display numbers on every pane. The number shown on the active pane will have a different color than the ...
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MacOS Mojave terminal and colour issues

Since I installed Mojave I have 2 issues: My secondary monitor doesn't show colours right, they are somewhat vague from what they used to be. It's like someone washed out the screen. I tried ...
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How to change color of a tab in Firefox Qantum?

I'm trying to change the colour of one or more tabs (not necessarily the one that is currently selected). It need to be at least the bit where the tab title is displayed, not sure how it's called. ...
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What are 10bit displays worth with all sources being saved in 8bit format [duplicate]

From what I know all images you can create with RGB are 24 bit (8 bit per channel). There are new 10 bit monitors coming into daylight these days. What is their advantage over 8 bit, if all (or ...
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Is there any way to script Windows 10's “color filter” feature programmatically?

I'm trying to get Windows 10 to emulate the new "Digital Wellbeing" feature that Google released alongside Android 9. Basically it changes the screen to grey-scale at night-time to try and incentivize ...
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How to copy color of the conditional formatting cell to another excel file

On one sheet I have a data which has conditional formatting color. I want to copy and paste that into another file, I was able to paste value, column width etc. but I couldn't paste the color from ...
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How to change iterm theme with keyboard shortcut?

I want to switch the theme with a keyboard shortcut but I can only find information on switching the colour schemes. I looked in the custom key mappings and the view tab on the menu bar but I couldn't ...
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Powerpoint (or Word): search by regex, change text color

I have a block of text that looks like this: 0000000000000000 N=5955 VAL= 0.24 0.53 0.53 0.53 1.05 0000000000000001 N=2387 VAL= 0.13 0.53 0.53 0.53 0.53 0000000000000010 N=72248 VAL= 0.05 ...
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Running Doom 1 in a Linux virtual machine with 8 bit color

I'm trying to compile and run the original Doom 1 game in a Linux based virtual machine. I've managed to get the source code compiled (from here: https://github.com/id-Software/DOOM) but I can't run ...
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Where to find the meaning of each color coming out of `ls --color`?

Different shells have different colors for different things. Where exactly are those colors assigned? For example, when I ls, I get two similar files but with different color and I would like to know ...
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In MS Excel, how can I create a bubble chart where the color of the bubbles match the color of a cell?

I would like to illustrate a fourth variable (x axis, y axis, bubble size, bubble color), but do not want to artificially split the series into pre-defined groups based on a set of thresholds. Rather, ...
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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 automatically invert picture colors in LibreOffice using macros?

I was looking for a tool/extension/build-in abilities to invert picture colors automatically (via macro) in LibreOffice and how to do it, and posted the question here. Then I just discovered Invert ...
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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 ...