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Making scrollbars visible in Windows 10 without high contrast mode?

I'm not sure why Windows won't display the current page size in the scrollbar anymore. For some reason the color used is the same as the scrollbar background, rendering it completely useless. This is ...
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How do LCD monitor contrast settings work?

Most monitors have settings for brightness and contrast. I understand the brightness setting, it only (mostly) controls the brightness of the LCD backlight. How does the contrast setting work, exactly,...
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Variable screen contrast, issue on ASUS G14

Variable screen contrast. Upon minimizing and maximizing various app windows, the display contrast of that particular app window decreases to the point as if it appears that a very thin transparent ...
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Windows 10 fonts look white shaded on Full HD TV

I am just going to put two pictures here and I hope one of you guys tells me how to get rid of the white area behind the letters? I have tried contrast, brightness, etc. nothing worked so far.
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Force Dark mode for Apps in Windows 10

I was using High Contrast Black till today, but something messed up and I started seeing ugly colored text in chrome, I did a clean chrome install but no success, then I tried using Dark mode from the ...
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Make handwritten text darker - Pdf file

I scanned handwritten notes, but the text is too gray and when I print it, it is difficult to read. I tried to adjust "contrast" by using many software (adobe acrobat, foxit, nitro pdf), but ...
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How to enhance an image based pdf for better reading experience using linux

I have few notes of our course, but the problem is that they are taken via phone camera and made into pdfs. As such there are no such enhancements on the images applied and at times it is not ...
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Chrome Dev Tools Color Picker Contrast Ratio not showing up

According to the dev tools docs, you can view the contrast ratio of a text element in the Color Picker as of Chrome 65 - January 2018 However, sometimes the functionality appears buggy, as identified ...
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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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Are there PC monitors with ability to change hardware settings from PC, like brightness?

Really curious about the subject possibility. For instance, like we can change brightness on laptops. I'd like to adjust brightness and contrast at least, from OS. Quickly. P.S. Unfortunately, the ...
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Do I have an LCD panel issue?

I have a brand new replacement Asus Monitor. I'm either having difficulty calibrating it, the panel itself has an issue or my eyes have an issue. No matter how much I adjust the R G B levels, contrast ...
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Is there a way to have High Contrast mode and Full Screen Zoom enabled simultaneously?

My father has vision issues and would like it if the computer screen on his Windows 7 computer could be put in High Contrast mode at the same time as the Full Screen Zoom? Seems that they are ...
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In LibreOffice Calc, how can I change the cell selection black ring to something lighter for dark backgrounds?

In LibreOffice Calc, how can I change the cell selection black ring to something lighter so it can be easier to see for dark backgrounds? I will attach an image to show what I mean. It would be nice ...
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Snipping tool's pen color is always white

I'm using Windows 10 Professional in high contrast mode. The problem is when using snipping tool to captures screenshots, it's pens do not have many color. Pens are only white, and the highlight tool ...
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Break down the following bash script?

I need help breaking down the following bash script, to understand what the author was trying to do. The script is meant to search a log file for data and then compare it to an email log file. ...
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How can I automatically adjust the brightness of my screen when switching between dark and light sources?

Often I will have my brightness set for a dark-mode website, but when I click an outside link I get blinded by the pure white background. Usually turning down the brightness by a "notch" on my laptop ...
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Does raising LCD monitor contrast increase energy usage?

I've got a Dell S23340M - an LCD monitor with an LED backlight, which has built-in options to adjust the brightness & contrast. The monitor features a nifty "Energy Usage" bar that changes as you ...
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Can't disable dynamic contrast ratio (or auto brightness) on new gaming PC

I asked this on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/718dw8/cant_disable_dynamic_contrast_ratio_or_auto/ So I got my new gaming PC a couple of days ago for Battlefield 1 and PUBG, ...
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Chrome bookmark bar background with high contrast

When using high contrast mode in Windows 10, Chrome updates the text color of items on the bookmark bar from black to white. More, the background of each item becomes black: How can I change the ...
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Laptop contrast function keys

On my glossy narrow viewing angle LCD laptop, in addition to brightness, I would like to be able to adjust the contrast by pressing a function key. At the console command prompt: ~ $ xgamma ...
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Grey Contrast with BenQ XL2730Z

Despite modifying all the display settings (brightness, contrast, sharpness, gamma, color temperature etc.) of my BenQ XL2730Z, I can't seem to get an acceptable contrast, especially with grey colors. ...
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Change color of scrollbar in windows 10

I was wondering if it is possible to change the color of the scrollbar in windows 10. At the moment the color difference between the slider and the background is small enough for me to have to ...
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Change the contrast of a pdf

There are many suggestions but they usually apply to documents. They do not work on scanned papers. Is there a way to decrease the contrast of a pdf image altogether?
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How do I overcome my visibility issue with scanned PDF files?

I'm a visually impaired person. I need to create mathematical PDF documents using latex. I'm using Windows XP SP3 with High Contrast Black (Large) display scheme because my eyesight isn't ...
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FFmpeg eq filter complex: Contrast

I am playing with the eq filter in FFmpeg: https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-filters.html#eq Using a command like: ffmpeg -y -loop 1 -i input.jpg -filter_complex "[0:v]eq=1:0:1:1:1:1:1:1[outv]" -map [outv] ...
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Videos on YouTube and Windows Media Player are oversaturated; have too much contrast

When I play videos on Youtube in minimum screen or middle-sized, videos are normal. However when I play them in fullscreen the video is oversaturated (has too much contrast and light). The same ...
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recommended computer monitor brightness, contrast and gamma settings for eyes? [duplicate]

I'm a software developer. I'm working up to 10 hours per day in computer. How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast.
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How to improve monitor contrast ratio?

I bought a monitor recently, and altough it was quite cheap, it looked good enough at the store and most of the reviews said the image quality was good. When I got home and tried it I started having ...
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Adjust contrast on Windows 7 Laptop

Problem: The brightness/contrast on my laptop is way off. There is little conrast and on the maximum brightness everything is just kind of hazy/halo like. Lowering the brightness a little bit doesn't ...
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ffmpeg: adaptively stretch contrast

Consider a (color) video recorded under poor conditions. Its frames' brightest pixels are well below pure white, its darkest ones well above pure black. Can each frame's contrast be stretched closer ...
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How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast? [closed]

This days, it seems that I either go worse with my eyes or some settings with contrast and brightness have been changed. However, I have been searching now for some tutorial on how to adjust contrast ...
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HP Pavilion g7 - Screen contrast adjusting itself

I can't really think of any reason as to why this would happen, but lately my laptop has been acting a bit odd. It is an HP Pavilion g7 2017cl. This has happened now twice - the screen will slowly (...
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Is there a way to increase the contrast of a PDF that was created by scanning a photocopy in B-W

I've tried opening the Accessibility menu and choosing black background with green font, but it seems this does not work if the document was originally scanned in Black/White mode. Is there any other ...
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Irritating auto brightness adjustment

I have a new windows 8 that when looking at dark colors, the screen will dim. I've turned off adaptive brightness, checked the Intel graphics and media control panel and NOTHING helped. This stupid sh*...
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Getting Rid of White Flash in Windows 8 High Contrast Mode

I am trying out Windows 8 and I see white flashes whenever I open a tab (and immediately switch) in Firefox. In Windows 7, I was able to get rid of this by setting the Application Background color to ...
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Laptop screen changes contrast drastically when switching from a dark to light application

I have a ThinkPad W530 running Windows 8. When I switch from any darker application to any lighter application the contrast is off and takes a second or two to adjust back. I can very clearly notice ...
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How to change display contrast on Windows 8

In Windows 8, there is an option to the change the brightness of the display – similarly, is there a option or (maybe app) to change the contrast of the display? My laptop has no way to change the ...
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Dimenishing point of returns on HDMI LED monitor contrast ratio

I hope this is the right stack exchange site for this. I saw a few other questions on here about HDMI monitors. I'm looking at two different HDMI monitors and one of the biggest spec differences is ...
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How do I stop my computer from auto-correcting brightness/gamma/contrast?

For some reason my computer tries to auto-adjust for brightness/gamma/contrast. This is really annoying because if I start viewing something a bit darker, say a dark webpage, the browser and Start ...
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Is there a way to adjust colors of a specific window?

Is there a (Windows) program or something that will allow the user to adjust the brightness/contrast/gamma of a specific window rather than the whole screen? As a use-case scenario, imagine having a ...
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Lenovo Laptop Display Contrast

On my Lenovo Laptop, occasionally, the display goes all the way down to the lowest contrast. And then it comes all the way back. Is there any way that I can eliminate this forever?
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LCD BENQ monitor brightness

I have BENQ 15 inch LCD monitor. When I turn on monitor, contrast or brightness dialog is automatically displayed on screen and I cannot remove this dialog. If I increase brightness, automatically ...
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How to increase contrast in a PDF file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adjust PDF Contrast with Adobe Reader/Acrobat? I have a black and white pdf file of text. But the text is too faint and is difficult to read. Is there a way to increase the ...
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Is there a way to display a real-time image histogram of all or part of what my monitor is displaying?

I am trying to adjust brightness/contrast in photo/video editing software that does not provide image histograms. What I would like is a piece of windows software that displays a real-time histogram ...
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screen brightness dimmer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adjust screen brightness automaticly at night. Can you recommend a software to dim laptop screen brightness-contrast easily an/or predefined values? Thank you
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Portable Screen Capture App [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recommend a simple screenshot tool that can be installed as a portable app? ... that quickly facilitates the de-focusing of inverted selections (I.e., Capture ...
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Portable Screen Capture App [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recommend a simple screenshot tool that can be installed as a portable app? ... that quickly facilitates the de-focusing of inverted selections (I.e., Capture ...
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Poor monitor contrast for certain colors

I recently bought a monitor (LG W1930S). Everything went out smooth until I discovered certain colors are.. invisible. For instance on this monitor #EEEEEE and #FFFFFF look the same to me. On the old ...
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Adjust PDF Contrast with Adobe Reader/Acrobat?

We get PDF's from our professor to read for homework but they're often scanned documents, is there a way to adjust the contrast of the text to make it easier to read? Edit: I've got Photoshop but is ...
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Video playback very white contrast with multiple video players

So here is the deal, all my video players, EXCEPT winamp, are displaying the video with a very white contrast. I have the community combined codec pack installed, I have tried reinstalling the codecs ...