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The digital display of colors, and the accurate calibration thereof

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My practically brand new Macbook Pro 2020's screen elements are suddenly PINK

I've tried powering off and on again. No love. Same with resetting PRAM. It's even worse with Night Shift on. I need Night Shift on while working on detailed color projects at night, to save my poor ...
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tput: unknown terminal “term-256color”

When I open a new terminal I keep having following warning message: tput: unknown terminal "term-256color" tput: unknown terminal "term-256color" tput: unknown terminal "term-...
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Adding to current command in .bashrc but, only want to change the color of the directory I'm in, to Blue [closed]

I really like the way this looks but, I want my directory to be Blue. Every time I try and alter my .bashrc, I mess the whole thing up. Can anyone help?.. PS1="\`if [ \$? = 0 ]; then echo \[\e[...
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MacVim color scheme has the right color, but vim through Terminal doesn't

I've installed color schemes that seem to be working well with MacVim. When I run Vim using Terminal, however, the colors change and the color scheme doesn't appear to be working anymore. Is there a ...
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Hidden filenames are too faint to read in Finder [duplicate]

I have enabled the display of hidden files in Finder. But the font color looks too faint to me to read. How can I make the font color darker? So this question is now closed because there is a similar ...
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How can I invert the colors for only a given application on iOS? (and not for all applications)

How can I invert the colors for only a given application on iOS? (and not for all applications) Changing the accessibility settings via Settings > General > Accessibility > Display ...
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Change colorspace of external monitor

I have an external monitor LG 27GL850 which displays greenish colors when connected to MacBook Pro 2016. I had a similar problem when I connected the monitor to other devices, but the problem was ...
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Into Finder, when clicking on a color tag, loading unfinishing and finally no folders displayed as expected

I have a bad experience with color tag into Finder. Indeed, when I click on red color tag, I expect the displaying immediately of the directories that I have associated to this red color tag (2 ...
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How to add an .icc colour profile to OSX 10.15

In OSX 10.13 i can add an .ICC profile to the OS by copying and pasting a .ICC to libary/colourSync/profiles But in OSX 10.15 the above folder structure does not exist. Any idea how i can add a colour ...
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Built in display Color Profiles are not being applied in Mac OSX Mojave

I'm using Mojave on an 11" 2015 MacBook Air. I was using the orangish Color LCD display profile until it was automatically changed to sRGB. Now the screen is bluish. Selecting Color LCD profile ...
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How to calibrate external monitor with MacBook Pro?

I’m trying to calibrate the colour of my external monitor, which attached to my MacBook Pro as a second monitor, with my Spyder 5 colorimeter and DisplayCAL software as the colours are vastly ...
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Occasional low contrast on external display when waking MacBook Pro from sleep

I've been using the LG 43UN700-B for a few weeks now. It's connected to a 16" MacBook Pro (running 10.15.5) for power and video via the USB-C cable that came with the display. Right from the start, I'...
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Macbook Altering External Display Colors

I have been using an external display (Alienware 34" AW3418DW) and the monitor appears to adjust its color settings rapidly, IE: blue tones dropping or jumping, much like the screen warming and ...
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Change accent colour on Touch Bar?

If I go to System Preferences>General>Accent colour and change it, the accent colour changes across the whole system, right? Wrong. The Touch Bar still uses blue, no matter what. See this: but ...
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How can I invert the colors of one window on macOS? (and not the entire monitor)

I'm trying to invert the colors of one window, and not the entire monitor, on macOS. Command-Option-Control-8 inverts the colors on all monitors. Black Light only allows users to invert the colors ...
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How to change terminal folder font color

I use terminal with the fish shell. I played the themes and colors in fish_config as well as the ANSI colors in the terminal preferences. Nothing I do can change the folder font colors. How do I get ...
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How to make the colors of the Mac more dull/faded?

For more than a year I've had my phone in black & white mode and I find it greatly helps reduce the stimulating effect of using the phone, and makes me naturally use the phone less (and it's more ...
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Change the default color profile of a page in CSS in Safari?

I am working on a late-2019 Macbook Pro, which supports the P3 color gamut (wide color). I'm building a website that includes large blocks of vivid color, where I just want the colors to be as bright ...
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ZSH issue with colorized prompt and double slash, i.e “//” appearing when I am into root

I am faced to a problem of appearing slash / appearing double slash into PS1 when I am located on root / . I explain more precisely, I have in .zshrc : setopt PROMPT_SUBST slash_color () { dirs | ...
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macOS system appearance resource files (.car) location for accent colors

I was wondering where the resource files for the accent colors are located? The normal aqua, dark aqua, accessibility, … appearance files are all located at this location: /System/Library/CoreServices/...
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Force Mac Mini to output raw RGB

I have a Mac Mini connected to an HDMI TV, and macOS's color management causes severe rounding errors that cause noticeable bending when displaying wide, low-contrast gradients. Whichever built-in ...
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How do I turn on color syntax highlighting in the macOS terminal app?

When I use terminal it is monochrome, currently "Grass" yellow on green. I've tried several ssh clients: MacOS default terminal, Termius, and Core Shell. They all have the same result, no syntax ...
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How to add colors for Charts in Numbers v6

Numbers 6.2.1 limits you to six colors for a Chart, which is a problem when creating a donut chart with more than six segments. Is there a way to add colors if needed? I've found this question being ...
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Are there any iOS SSH terminal apps that support truecolor (i.e., 24 bit color)?

There are quite a few capable SSH terminal client apps in the App Store — Termius, Blink, Prompt, etc.. Do any of them support truecolor? This is also known as 24-bit color. It represents millions of ...
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How do I change my System Preferences menu colour from Dark Violet back to Dark Grey?

When I set my accent to colour to anything (besides graphite) the background colour of my menus become Melanzane (a deep dark violet) instead of the original Nero colour (dark grey). It was normal at ...
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iPad/HP print attempt does nothing; attempt to fix reverses colors

Made two sides of a greeting card as JPG, saved as PDF, and used Preview to make them a single two-page PDF. PDF looked OK in Preview. Put it in Books and sync'ed into iPad (because a MACOS bug ...
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How can I change the color of Terminal's shell prompt and create new empty line entering after a command?

I am trying to permanently change the bash prompt color to blue as well as create a new empty line after I run my command to make the terminal easier to read. Before I tried to make changes, I had ...
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How to optimize settings (brightness, contrast) on external monitors for proper color calibration in macOS for work in low lighting conditions?

I have several monitors attached to a Mac Pro and unfortunately I have some issues with variations of their brightness and contrast due to their being largely different model monitors. I've tried the ...
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Ipad 10.2 screen has deeper color than my other hardware

I've just bought an iPad 10.2 with an Apple Pencil for the purpose of using it as a portable drawing tablet. After finishing two pictures on it, I can say that it has some kind of a noticeable skew ...
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How to adjust gamma correction on old monitors

I am reusing two old monitors for which I found no custom way to set brightness, contrast, and gamma (see appendix below for full details). On a bright background, the colors look dull and I want to ...
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Change line color of line chart in Numbers dynamically depending on value

I have created a line chart in Numbers: I would like the line color to change when the values lie below a certain value (e.g. 0): The values are calculated dynamically and change continuously when ...
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Incorrect validation loop [duplicate]

I made a loop that inserts a number into a string, and by the color of the number (blue - registered, red - missing), using the standard utility Digital Colors Meter determines the color of the number....
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Incorrect validation loop for iMessage [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a number checker in imessage. We all know that there is no such api, so I'm trying to use the tools at hand. The main took with past issues on this site on this topic. I made a loop ...
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iMessage checker

I'm trying to do a number checker in imessage. We all know that there is no such api, so I'm trying to use the tools at hand. The main took with past issues on this site on this topic. I made a ...
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Set a coloured text and send it to the clipboard

This is probably very easy, but all the solutions I found were directed to specific applications. At my work, we use an online system within the browser and I find myself every day setting the color ...
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MacBook Pro Mid 2015 Display flickering to static/weird colour during usage

About a day ago my 2015 MacBook Pro running macOS 10.15 Beta (19A536g) started experiencing an issue where the display would flicker to different colors randomly during usage. Moving the mouse around ...
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osx catalina accesibility color filters cursur redraw

I am Running OSX 10.15 (Catalina) on a late 2012 Macbook Pro. With the grey scale (or any other) color filter turned on, the cursor, after it is redrawn following display sleep, does not correspond ...
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Why does the same colour appear different in different apps?

I've configured VSCode and iTerm2 to use the Solarized Dark colour scheme. As far as I can tell, they are both using the same RGB colour specification for the background colour, but to my eye they ...
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What is the Mac 256-color system palette?

I have some old Mac files, of which I want to extract and display their icons. To do this, I will decode their icl8 resources. According to Inside Macintosh, icl8 resources do not include a color ...
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How do you disable Smart Invert or truly invert all of your screen colors?

In previous macOS, when you used the Invert Colors feature (Preferences > Accessibility > Display > Invert Colors), all the colors on the screen would become inverted, including images, so a page like ...
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When using Sidecar on MacBook Pro, built-in display is tinted

I don't know why, and if this is expected, but I noticed that the built-in display on my MacBook Pro was tinted, as if the system was applying another and incorrect color profile on it, when using ...
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How to Invert Color on Mac running Catalina?

I just downloaded the new version of OS, and I found out the shortcut key Ctrl-Opt-Cmd-8 doesn't trigger invert colors anymore. I thought maybe they changed the shortcut, so I tried to search in ...
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Is there a way to import Illustrator vectors as shapes in Keynote

As the title states: Is there a way to import Adobe Illustrator vectors into the shape library in Keynote? I'd like to import shapes and be able to change its color and resize it within keynote.
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grc inside terminal (with different colors into terminal as a function of files size) not working on 10.14.6 Mojave and working on High Sierra 10.13.6

I can get working the tool grc which allows to have colors for permissions and different colors as a function of the size of files listed for example with ls -l command. On my previous MacBook with ...
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2nd external display renders whites as bright yellow

I have two external Dell monitors running through a Thunderbolt 3 dock to my 15" MacBook Pro. On the 2nd one that I connected, all pure white colors show as a very vivid and bright yellow, much like ...
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How to change text transparency in the Mac preview?

This text is the watermark I want to add. Just wondering how to change its transparency.
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How do I get dual colour theme for numerals duo watch face?

I am using the Beta of watchOS 6. In the keynote, I saw the numerals duo watch face with two different colors for each number. Is this exclusive for series 4 or series 5? I am Series 3 user. I did ...
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How to fix Dictionary look up text color in Dark mode?

In macOS Mojave dark mode, the Dictionary app became unusable because of coloring issues: in application itself some of the text is white on white, and in definition popup that appears if you right ...
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Can set iTerm2 tab colors from the command line?

I'd like to automatically set a terminal tab's color when certain things happen, like when I run teamocil, ssh or other programs. I know how to watch the .bash_history file. But I don't know how ...
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Can I make the color of the matched word more vivid on macOS dark-mode?

I use a dark mode and so the matched color using Find functionality on the Dictionary app is very unclear. I changed the color from System Preferences | General but all the colors look useless on ...

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