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Toggle indentation level coloring **OFF** [closed]

There are many Q/A-s at stackexchange (emacs) and elsewhere on how to set up emacs to any degree of indentation level coloring. However I don't find answers regarding the exact opposite. I.e., I do ...
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How to set the background of color-hex-values with corresponding color in all modes (like in css-mode)?

In css-mode color strings get a background color corresponding to the respective color - like this (image): How to achieve this behaviour in other modes?
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Change the block background color

My question is how to customize this kind of blocks' background color?
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Org mode - change code block background color

I wish to change the code block background color in org mode but below example doesn't work. #+ATTR_HTML: :background-color #eff0f1; #+BEGIN_EXAMPLE hello world! #+END_EXAMPLE Can I insert inline ...
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How to get Powerline colours working in Emacs Shell/Term mode?

I have recently started using Spacemacs instead of VIM, because of great VHDL mode. In vim (neovim) I used to use VIM as terminal emulator. In Emacs I have encountered a bit of strange colour ...
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Cursor colour based on input method

How can I let the cursor colour depend on the current input method?
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Variable names for the nw drop down menu faces?

I'm trying to set up a color theme I like when using an xterm. I'm looking through the variable names (e.g. "Font Lock Doc Face") for the theme 'deep-blue' using Custom Theme option. Unfortunately, ...
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Gotham theme with 256 colors

When I use, gotham-theme, it says that you can get the 256 colors by (setq gotham-tty-extended-palette t) but I do not feel any difference between activating one and the other with only 16 colors; I ...
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how to modify the active region highlighting color

Gray text highlighting no longer works on my Debian/stretch system. While this is particularly annoying in Emacs, it's not a specific Emacs problem; gray background is also gone from other ...
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emacs-24: solid-colored mode-line with my color choice?

Is it possible in emacs-24 to set up a solid-colored mode-line with my color choice? ... for example, the entire mode-line would have a red background, and all mode-line text fields would be in ...
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Change the background color of specific block?

I would like to start a different background color beginning from a function to the end. Like this: I'm aware you can define background colors from some faces like function and function names like ...
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C++ inconsistent foreground colors

I have started programming in C++ recently and have been testing using classes. What I have noticed is that if I declare a variable before my methods like: class Test { int value; public: int ...
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Is there a color selector in Emacs, that reads the HTML color under cursor? [duplicate]

As an alternative to the awesome vCoolor plugin. I tried to find alternatives in Emacs. When you do M-x color. You see a list of possible color functions. But nothing of them reads the color under ...
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Why does *compilation* buffer show control characters?

I'm using the *compilation* buffer to build a C++ application on Centos 5 and Centos 6. The buffer shows the build and includes references to files that are part of the build. However, I'm getting ...
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Hexl-mode with colors?

I have just been using Hexl-mode to investigate some binary files. What I would like though, is some way of highlighting the byte under consideration: at the moment the line and column indices are ...
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Use a different color theme for eww buffers

I saw this question: How to customize background color for some web pages opened with eww? but this won't work for me. I'm trying to read Wikipedia pages and in many places Wikipedia uses images to ...
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Coloring indentation levels

Consider the following two snapshots: The first below is coming from Emacs on Python mode (with Jedi & Elpy) This second one below comes from manually photoshopping the previous one to make it ...