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

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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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GPick preview isn't same as present windows on desktop (It keeps showing my first captured screen!)

As I explained twice here and here my problem is clear yet! I cannot pick colors on my current desktop because GPick always showing the first captured desktop (=when I open GPick it's immediately ...
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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 linuxThanks in ...
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cmd.exe highlight background color

When you highlight text with the Command Prompt (cmd.exe), it just inverts thecolors 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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UI changed to monochrome

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 ...
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Windows 10 - Is it possible to change the higlight color of file explorer?

The light blue color used to highlight files is barely visible. On a bright screen it is very difficult to tell the selected file on first look. This thread is about Windows 7 and not working for me
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Change border color in ConEmu?

I've been using ConEmu and loving it; it allows me to have a grid containing a separate bash pane for each of my codebases. The only problem I'm having is that the border between the panes is very ...
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Different Color For Two Monitors [duplicate]

I have two monitors on one PC (extend option). The colour for two monitors are different, how can I make the colour settings.E.g For monitor A, the colour is as shown in the below imageand for the ...
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How to change screen text color in multiple PowerShell consoles using ConEmu version 171217 64-bit?

I want to have each PowerShell console to have different screen text color. Using ConEmu version 171217 64-bit and multiple PowerShell consoles at a time, I have tried changing text screen color in ...
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How to color a searched string in text box, Powershell Forms

Trying to write a simple Powershell form for searching strings. Two text boxes, one is for output the second is for searching. Goal: write a string to find > press enter > searched string will be ...
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Format fill colours for cells based on formula

Conditional formatting in Excel allows only three colours. I need four colours. The only 4-colour choice available is based on the fourth colour being less than the minimum value. I need the fourth ...
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Why am I seeing colors rendered differently in chrome vs IE?

The screenshots bellow were taken from Chrome 62.0.3202.94 and Internet Explorer 11.0.48 running on windows 10. Why are the blues on IE considerably more saturated than on Chrome? I have also compared ...
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How can I view putty log files with color in Notepad++ or other text editors?

I have a putty log file that contains color markup, e.g.:[0m[33mSome colored error text[35mSome more colored error text[0mSome stuffIs there a way to easily view these log files in color? Bonus ...
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Unreadable colour in iTerm with spacemacs colour scheme for ls on /dev/

Running ls -l /dev/d* results in unreadable output:I reckon that this due to my colour settings in iTerm:What can be done to change it? Running ls -l on a directory where entries do not have ...
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mate-terminal colour scheme partially broken after stretch upgrade

I upgraded a system from jessie to stretch the "Dark Yellow" colour from the palette does not appear to be used in Vim (either the new Vim in stretch or a different vim on a remote host). Instead of ...
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How to colorize specific strings in powershell textbox

How to colorize specific strings in text box in powershell forms. I don't use any "studio" applications.Output for example:Searching...a - foundb - Not foundc - foundExpected result:...
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Outlook 2016: Font color for inline answer

For some emails it is useful to reply within the original message text itself ("inline answer"). This requires that there are e.g. font color differences to see who wrote what.In Outlook 2010, I ...
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Excel 2016 Conditonal formatting and color scales

I want to compare A10 with B10. If B10 is greater than A10 then I want both columns to be in red. I have looked at YT for solutions but there are only one dimension. I have also checked most common ...
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Chrome changed its color, why? How can have back the original?

ContextI am using latest Chrome in Windows 10 Desktop. Chrome sometimes changes its color by itself, (see picture) but so far closing Chrome window and reopening it gave me back the original white. ...
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Background Color of Tags using Notepad++ FunctionList Plugin

I am using Function List Plugin v2.1 for Notepad++. It works great to get the list of functions in the source code. But the Background color of the function list is too light (gray). It is challenging ...
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How to change default font in Word 2013 to certain colors for each letter?

Sorry that this is a bit of a confusing and weird request. Basically, I want to make it so I can easily change any word document to have certain colors for each letter. AKA: all a's are red, b's are ...
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LibreOffice: Changing corporate colors in documents

We have a lot of corporate documents. These contain colors: colors of foregrounds, backgrounds, graphical elements. Let us assume management wants us to change colors.Is it possible to search/...
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Colors not the same when export After Effects

I'm trying to export my video from After Effects to mov. The problem is that the colors are different (washed out and flat) than shown in After Effects. In the Mac preview and on social media, the ...
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Vim color scheme does not work in tmux

I am using konsole-4.14.3, tmux-2.6, vim-7.4.1938 and my shell is bash. Outside tmux, my vim color scheme works properly. However, inside tmux the colors are completely different. I kind of know what ...
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LibreCalc: Change background color

I have 3 columns: R G B. I want the 4th column to have the background color corresponding the the RGB in the first 3 columns.So sort of:<td bgcolor="#"+A1*10000+B1*100+C1> Cell content </...
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How to change the color of window frame on Windows 10?

I'm having trouble finding how to change the color of the window frame (header and border) on Windows 10. How do I change the color of what's yellow like on this person's computer?
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Photoshop CC changing colors on export even when not color managed

I'm using Photoshop CC with Windows. I have photos taken on my camera and I have my settings in Photoshop so that if a file I open doesn't have Adobe 98 set as the color space, it opens a box asking ...
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LCD Laptop display with wrong colors, pink over the black

My default background color of my Home screen is black. But it draws pink lines or last white opened screen. Also it draws what looks like green filter over the whole screen.Black Homescreen with ...
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24 bit color themes in vim/neovim in linux subsystem for windows

Right now colors in vim are all wrong.As you can see I've tried wsl-terminal con-emu and settings colors in default terminal application to match solarized theme.All terminals (except conemu) use ...
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Video creation with ffmpeg: video gets created but not playable

I just started using ffmpeg to create a video out of .png files. I read that the RGB can be conflict for the video encoder but I cannot solve the problem with the code I found in this forum. The file ...
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Outlook: how do I configure calendar events to show me one color and colleagues another?

I'm looking for a way to calendar meetings so that my colleagues can see that their categories w/colors, while my personal view shows my conditional color formatting that supersedes the external ...
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How to adjust color depth in Ubuntu Server 16.04 [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu Server 16.04 installed on an HP ProLiant DL380 G7. Currently the local terminal only has limited colors (I think it's 8 Bits) I want to increase this to at least 16 Bits, better 24 ...
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How to change status colours in Skype for Business 2016

I'm colour blind, and find it impossible to tell the difference between the colours for 'Available' and 'Away' in Skype for Business 2016:Is there any way to change these, on a per-client basis? I'm ...

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