Why does powershell call the color sapphire, darkmagenta? This topic contains 5 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Pradeep Arora 2 weeks, 4 days ago. Author Posts November 21, 2017 at 6:40 pm #84721 jsParticipant Just a weird thing I've noticed in powershell. When you run get-psreadlineoption, it says the background is darkmagenta, but it looks more like dark blue or sapphire. November 21, 2017 at 6:46 pm #84722 Pradeep AroraParticipant Comes from .Net: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.media.colors(v=vs.110).aspx DarkMagenta Gets the system-defined color that has an ARGB value of #FF8B008B. November 21, 2017 at 6:50 pm #84724 jsParticipant But the appearance is actually #012456 or rgb(1,36,86) or sapphire in the windows console or ise. I guess other settings override it. November 21, 2017 at 7:40 pm #84727 Pradeep AroraParticipant You could use Color Tool: https://github.com/Microsoft/console/releases/tag/1708.14008 I set it to OneHalflights, reasonably OK now. November 21, 2017 at 7:46 pm #84728 jsParticipant It doesn't seem to run. November 22, 2017 at 2:27 pm #84773 Pradeep AroraParticipant You run it from powershell prompt, not as a standalone. It will show command-line options you can use. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.