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Questions about using, creating, and modifying color themes and custom themes.

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(orgmode) Coloring the line for the whole heading

I want the entire line containing a heading in orgmode to be the background color of that heading. So for instance right now I have is what is shown in Heading 1 and 2, but what I want looks like ...
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How to make everything except the text transparent?

How to make everything except the text transparent?
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tabbar with theme

I want to remove a white border of the tabbar. (The strange color choice is only for checking the configuration of faces.) As you can see, the right part of tabbar has a white border and I can not ...
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Syntax highlighting not working in Emacs (in Python mode)

When I Python-mode I have noticed that occasionally my syntax highlighting is not working. I have noticed this when using the Cyberpunk theme as well as the Tango-Dark theme. Closing and reopening ...
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Retain system color scheme when running without GUI

I'm typically running emacs -nw: problem is that Emacs overrides terminal (bash) color scheme and uses it's own default one which is in some cases unreadable. I would like emacs to use default ...
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Different themes in different modes

I would like to do the following: load some theme when working on a particular kind of source file (say, Haskell), but elsewhere use a different "default" theme. I naively imagine that this is ...
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some set-face-attribute not being applied when I create a new frame using C-x 5 2

I've a few set-face-attribute statements inside eval-after-load blocks inside my zenburn theme configuration. These are working fine when I startup emacs using emacsclient. But, when I create a new ...
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Which mode-line package(s) is/are most extendable?

My question: Hi, lately I've been looking into various mode-line customization packages such as Smart Mode Line, Powerline, Spaceline, or Telephone Line. I'd like to write a package that works ...
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Custom theme based on major mode or file type

How can I customize emacs to use a different theme based on major mode or file-type? And, could it work to have different themes active in different windows? My use case would be: have (1) one ...
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M-x menu display like spacemacs

For some reason, I am not getting spacemacs. But I need the feature that when I do M-x, it displays the column of menu of commands, which I can select from using direction keys (Up and Down) and ...
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Emacs Terminal vs Emacs GUI: different look & feel for the same theme

Whenever I install a theme, I notice it odes not appear exactly the same way on Emacs Terminal and Emacs GUI. For example, I installed this theme recently, and it behaves as the previous ones I ...
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Load custom highlighting after colorscheme change

I am a Vim user and i recently decided to try Emacs Spacemacs, i have a problem setting up custom highlighting, i set some lines like the following in my .spacemacs (i guess it's the same problem in ...
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Emacs custom themes overview

Quick question, and happy to delete if not in scope. I use the load-theme command to change the theme of Emacs to one of the custom themes. Is there a place that gives a (visual) overview of the ...
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Themes in emacs-nox displaying bottom part of frame black instead of background color

Edit: I tried many themes and it was an issue for all of them so this is not a Zenburn specific issue. Edit: Docker is not part of the issue as there is the same behavior when this is done using just ...
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Spacemacs change line background color when has comment

I currently have a strange behave when my code has comment on Spacemacs. Making it bad to read a file with a lot of comments Anyone knows how to change this behave? I tried to search about it and ...
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Not able to load a color theme from 'init.el' or using 'M-x color-theme-select'

I am trying to get emacs(emacs24) to load with another colortheme (looking to have a 'dark' theme). In my init.el file I have the lines: (eval-after-load "color-theme" '(progn (color-theme-...
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How to specify a color theme specifically for Latex editing (the buffers with .tex files)?

I am using Emacs and there are various 'themes', eg. link to examples, but they do not appear to be dedicated to Latex. Some have modes for Latex, but I am wondering if there are theme files that can ...
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sanityinc-tomorrow-eighties theme fails to show dired mode colors

I have the theme sanityinc-tomorrow-eighties enabled using (load-theme 'sanityinc-tomorrow-eighties t). I love this theme but my dired buffers do not show colors. I have installed and enabled dired+...
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How to add new themes to Spacemacs permanently?

The accepted answer here and other online resources suggest editing dotspacemacs-themes dotspacemacs-themes '(solarized-light solarized-dark) I want to add two themes. ...
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Theme editing: bash: change color of heredoc

I am editing a bash theme file for emacs. I can't seem to figure out which keyword defines the color of heredoc in bash. (e.g.: cat<<EOF some code here EOF ) How can I set the color coding ...
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Why are custom themes not usually byte-compiled?

Three pieces of evidence suggest custom themes should not be byte-compiled: All built-in themes under etc/themes specify no-byte-compile: t. The function custom-available-themes considers only .el ...
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does anybody know this light-blue emacs theme's name?

emmm. i just found through all the MELPA by keywords theme, but still cant find this theme, if someone can point out, i'll appreciate a lot, i love this theme very much.
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How to detect the term color support inside of a emacsclient session?

I run a emacs daemon on boot as a OpenRC service without info about terminals. When I plug a different terminal on emacsclient so, I don't have env variables instead that was generated inside of emacs ...
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How to remove visible margin on the sides of the echo area?

I have a question that might be unique. I am new to emacs, so please forgive me (or point me in the right direction) if I missed something obvious or say something wrong. My problem is that I have ...
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When M-x desktop-read, theme elements incorrectly restored / displayed: previous theme saved into desktop file?

I'm a new Emacs user, and I've come across a quirk: I use a light theme during the day, and I've configured theme-changer to switch to a dark theme after sundown; it works wonders. However, when I ...
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Emacs lines displaced/shifted for no reason

I tought, the problem would be solved, from not using a theme anymore. But actually there are displaced lines, whenever I'm using emacs with files, which where edited on another system. So probably my ...
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Documentation for mode-line-emphasis and mode-line-interactive

I'm seeing mode-line-emphasis and mode-line-inactive used in color themes to change the mode-line face value for used and unused buffers. describe-function and describe-variable don't have an entry ...
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nw in powershell; themes ignored

I'd like to run emacs in powershell (on windows 7) with emacs -nw with the misterioso theme. When I M-x load-theme misterioso the theme'ing doesn't happen. However when I M-x load-theme manoj-dark, ...
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ANSI TERM via `M-x TERM`: How to change line highlighting color?

How do you change the line-highlighting color in an ANSI-TERM?: I am using PDB++'s sticky mode for Python debugging. This is how to appears on a regular terminal (lubuntu 17.04): Notice the word ...
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My theme is behaving weird

I'm using GTK Spacemacs on Linux and I have a script that basically creates a new theme and updates it according to my global colorscheme (I'm using pywal to generate colorschemes from my wallpaper). ...
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Reloading .Xresources colors on the fly

I use pywal on Linux which is really cool and works on everything I use except for Firefox (gotta tinker with it) and (GTK) Emacs. For Emacs the author recommends this which is awesome but requires me ...
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Running emacsclient causes some flashing effect to happen on other frames

I picked up this code from: Is there any way to run a hook function only once? (setq myGraphicModeHash (make-hash-table :test 'equal :size 2)) (puthash "gui" t myGraphicModeHash) (puthash "term" t ...
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How to dynamically alter defface foreground and background?

In realgud, there are fringe indicators used to show what position the debugged program is stopped at. However the face for the bit map is statically created and the background/foreground colors for ...
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Font-face of org sub level indicator

Anyone know what controls the font face of this part of org markup: https://www.screencast.com/t/n5wdrkktl9oQ I've tried changing so many things in list-faces-display but I can't seem to find it.
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Unable to tweak theme settings unless I start a new session

I have this code in my init.el file, mainly to apply the theme correctly when running emacs server: ;; This will make sure the theme loads well in emacs daemon (setq myGraphicModeHash (make-...
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get face value from theme

Is there a way to get a face value defined in theme without enabling it? Something like: (face-theme-background 'org-block-end-line 'my-mega-theme)
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using theming to adjust theme in spacemacs

I'm trying to use theming to make adjustments to an existing theme. Under dotspacemacs/user-init I have the following section: (setq-default theming-modifications '((tao-yang (...
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Github color theme

I just noticed that Github did something to code highlighting theme they are using, and for whatever reason, it looks very compelling to me. Is there already an Emacs version of this theme? Is there ...
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How to make minor customization to emacs theme colors

I'm a fan of gruvbox, but would like to slightly change the white colors to make them less intense. Is there any easy way of changing this line: (gruvbox-light0 "#fdf4c1" "#ffffaf") to this: (...
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Text background is a bit lighter than emacs' background color

If you can't see the screenshot in full resolution, click here So you may or may not see that the background color "behind" the text (including the linum) is lighter (#20292D) than the window's ...
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How to prevent emacs theme to load when running on terminal

Hi I'm asking this question because this;[1]: Different theme for -nw (terminal) and few others didn't work for me. Allright, first of all I am not a programmer/devoloper, and I don't know lisp (...
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What is causing background colors to blend?

I'm using ivy which defines two faces that can highlight matches, ivy-current-match and ivy-highlight-face. It's possible that both can be applied to one match. I've noticed that in some cases the ...
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Modify Theme Colors/Font Weight

As seen below, special words such as functions, types... are rendered with bold font. But the remaining part of the code is not bold. I want to change this behavior. How can I do this? Any idea? ...
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Symbol's function definition is void: use-package

I am unable to get the darcula theme working. I have a tried moving (package-initialize) and (require 'package) but I am unable to get it working. Here is my init.el file. ;; Added by Package.el. ...
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“Catch-all” rule for faces in theme definition

I am writing my own custom Emacs theme and I would like to express "if a face isn't explicitly listed above, don't color it". Many modes have their own custom faces (e.g., Tuareg or Erlang mode) and ...
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Spacemacs modeline color mismatch

Problems with my modeline separator aren't quite the "Ugly separators" problem as seen here. But the color is slightly off, as in this screenshot. I can solve it with this piece of code. But then ...
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Howto to change color of cursor and highlighted window in spacemacs

In particular, I have a blue cursor (and highlighted window), which seems to correspond with spacemacs' Emacs mode. But I'd like to put that color to yellow or something else. Don't see that in the "...
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Where should I put a custom theme in Aquamacs?

I found a vivid chalk color scheme here that I want to use with Aquamacs. After poking around, I discovered that Aquamacs stores its custom color schemes here: /Applications/Aquamacs.app/Contents/...
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how to add custom theme to spacemacs?

I'd like to add this solarized theme to my spacemacs. How do I do it? So far I added (load-theme 'solarized t) to my .spacemacs and I included it to my themes list. what I don't know is, where to put ...
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Block syntax highlighting breaks in org-mode in this case, how to fix?

I have this in my init.el to enable block code syntax highlighting in org-mode: (setq org-src-fontify-natively t) I have also this for org-babel: (org-babel-do-load-languages 'org-babel-load-...