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On Windows 8.1, how do you screenshot using the monitor's current color profile?

How do you capture a screenshot on Windows 8.1 that uses the monitor's current color profile? My screenshots always have to have a color profile applied in Photoshop to look the same as the desktop.
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Change color theme on all terminator windows

I wrote a script a while ago to change the color schemes of all of my terminals (Konsole) in Kubuntu. I can't find the script, but I remember that it involved doing something like. clear | tee ...
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Windows “Color Management” see no monitor after video driver uninstall (Solved)

I used to be able to color calilb the built-in and external monitor of my Lenovo G500 64-bit Win8.1 laptop. Then suddenly Color Calibration of Win has error when I tried to calib the external ...
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Pictures Are Printed Extremely Dark

Problem I printed a picture using Windows Photo Viewer, and the resulting print was significantly darker than the original image. It was almost completely black. I'm using a Brother HL-2270DW ...
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How do monitor calibration tools work?

I am thinking of buying one of the monitor calibration tools, something like a Spyder Pro 4 or something closer to the consumer end. How do these work? Is the software creating an ICC Color profile ...
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Save/Export Windows color calibration profile

I'm about to reinstall Windows 8 and I've spent quite a lot of time with the color- and font-calibration there and I'm not sure if I'm able to reproduce the optimal results I have right now again. Is ...
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Windows 8.1 Color Management: Dark yellow

Please help me out! Recently I've bought Samsung Ativ 9 Plus, reset the system and as I've got Intel Graphics 4400 drivers updated all yellow color turned dark! It's close to brown but the other ...
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Do I have to disable color profiles in Gnome when running dispcal

I am currently trying to calibrate my monitor using ArgyllCMS' dispcal: dispcal -v -o outfile However my Gnome color management tool has already loaded some generic profile for my monitor. Do I ...
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Why it is so hard to make colours look good on LCD? [closed]

I noticed since the move to LCD monitors of all sorts, I always feel colours are more or less "off", or contrast sucks, or brightness sucks, or colours look somehow weird; it is that constant feeling, ...
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Changing color profile and refresh rate for a specific monitor via script in Windows 7?

I'd like to know whether it is possible to both change the color profile (either to a specific .icm file or to a previously imported one) and the refresh rate (e.g. 60Hz -> 120Hz, also just switching ...
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Solarized Monitor Color (ICC) profile

Recently I used some solarized color palettes in some of the text editors. I found this site from SU.It's really amazing!!! I'm curious if there is any Color (ICC) profile, like this for my desktop ...
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Load display color-calibration on Windows 7 Startup

I recently color-calibrated my ASUS VE247H and BenQ RL2450HT displays with Spyder4Elite. All worked flawlessly, until I decided to uninstall said software (for no major reasons; I just assumed I could ...
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External Monitor color profile keeps resetting

I spent hours reading on the web trying to solve the problem, but nothing seems to work for me. I have Dell XPS15 laptop and recently bought a Dell S2240M monitor to use with it. Laptop's monitor ...
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Google Chrome applying color profile to Facebook images?

It seems that Google Chrome is applying some sort of color profile to Facebook images, which makes the color gamut look "off." If I open the same Facebook images in Internet Explorer 10, the images ...
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Windows 8 will not load color profiles - why?

I have a Spyder3Express color calibration device. Under Windows 7 the utility that came with it would happily load the custom profile I created with it without any hassles. Under Windows 8 (have just ...
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Create a full excel color palette from 3 colors

My company has a color scheme consisting of 3 colors. In RGB: Blue: 25 176 230 Green: 180 213 83 Gray: 129 130 133 (Please don't judge the choice of colors, they are not my choice!) I need to ...
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LG IPS 224 wierd color in some programs

I bought a new monitor, the LG IPS 224, and everything seemed fine til I opened the windows picture viewer: everything was green, it was like a green overlay . than I got another problem when I ...
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Adjusting color on one monitor in Nvidia Surround

I'm currently running three 2560x1440 screens using Nvidia Surround. Two monitors are Yamakasi Catleaps (cheap Korean jobs) and the third is the Achievia Shimian (also Korean). The Catleaps have great ...
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Photoshop changes colors when moved to a different monitor

This Yahoo! answers question pretty much sums up my predicament. Unfortunately I haven't really found an actual answer. Here's a screen shot of what happens when I place Photoshop between my monitors. ...
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Monitor-Specific Color Profile Results In Yellow Grayscale Images

I recently purchased a new Acer S201hl monitor. Many lay reviews compliment its color accuracy with people noting only a bit of a blueish tinge. After a little time, Windows found, and I installed, ...
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Windows 7 Display Color Calibration tool does not properly set colour settings

I just bought a new monitor (LG E2351VR) and was trying to calibrate it with the Windows 7 Display Color Calibration tool. When I attempt to set the display gamma via the software slider, it ...
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Color management: How to calibrate my monitor?

Note: I pretty much don't have any knowledge of this topic whatsoever. I don't have any calibration tools, nor do I have any calibrated tools. Is there a (free) way for me to figure out if my ...
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How can I use my macbook in grayscale?

Is it possible to make my Macbook monitor display grayscale instead of full color? How can I do that? I looked in the Displays preference plane "color" tab but didn't see anything that looked like it ...
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Photoshop color profiles and saving for web

I'm looking for the definitive answer to what color profiles should be used when it pertains to working with graphics and saving graphics for the web. What color profiles is everyone using while in ...
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Corrupt Monitor Profile

When launching Photoshop I received the error "Your Monitor Profile appears to be corrupt. Please re-run your monitor calibration." I assume this happened because I installed a new video card (went ...
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Why do applications that present color palettes sometimes restrict the colors to shades of gray?

I've noticed that sometimes on OS X, Adobe Illustrator's color palette only shows shades of gray rather than a full range of colors. If this occurred in Photoshop, I'd immediately assume the document ...
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Using a color reference card to verify monitor calibration

I use a HueyPRO for monitor calibration and use it on my Macs. After calibrating my monitor, I roll through all the other profiles available. Some profiles produce VERY different colors and I'm ...
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Display not appearing in Color Management / Devices under Windows 7

I never had any problem setting up an ICM profile for my monitor, but now I cannot see any display device under Windows 7 / Control Panel / Color Management / Devices. All I can see are printers, but ...
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How can I set up color profiles in Firefox?

When doing web design I try and always save JPG images in Photoshop without the color profile embedded, otherwise if they are next to a GIF or PNG image, or even another JPG with no icc profile, or a ...
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Should I embed the sRGB color profile in JPEG files?

I have a large (growing) collection of scanned images. They are TIFF files, mostly 48 bit with the Adobe RGB color space. This color profile is integrated in the files. When such a file is opened in ...
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how do I source control my color profiles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep my OSX settings under version-control ? I switch between a bunch of Mac and Linux machines at work/home. On my Personal Mac, I have setup TextMate, iTerm, ...
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Sepia filter for display output on OS X

So I have a windows PC and a MacBook Pro... For no reasonable reason, I want to put everything in Sepia, dim the brightness as much as possible and switch off all the lights... I've achieved this ...
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How do you set a laptop's screen color profile to 9300k in Windows 7?

I have a large LCD monitor in which I have set on 9300k color. I like this profile a lot and much prefer it over the default 6500k profile but I have no idea how to set my laptop to it as well. The ...
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Save/export color profile calibration in Mac OS X

A colleague and I both have identical iMacs with identical external Dell monitors. Our iMac monitors look about the same, but he's got his color on the Dell looking perfect and I can't seem to get ...
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Lost “VGA Display” color profile in OS X

OS X Display settings used to have a color profile named VGA Display, which I found quite usefully for finding color problems before hooking up a projector. Currently, this profile (along with a ...
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How can I export my Ubuntu terminal's color scheme for use on other computers?

How can I export my Ubuntu terminal's color scheme for use on other computers? I've set up a color scheme that I like and I'd like to put it in a git repo for easy loading from other machines. Any ...
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Problems with color management in Firefox 3.6 on MacOS

I cannot seem to find a color profile for the latest Firefox, MacOS 10.5, that results in accurate color. The color that I see in Adobe CS, the finder, and Safari is accurate. The color I see in ...
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Colors less saturated in Snow Leopard Finder, Preview & Safari than in Chrome — why?

If I look at the picture here in Safari, Preview or the finder, the shades of blue are significantly different than if I look at the picture in Google Chrome (they are less saturated than in Chrome). ...
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How to find an ICC profile for a given printer?

I'm trying to find an ICC colour profile (actually explicitly for a Samsung CLP 325W laser) but a) can't find the one I want and b) can't find a general resource for downloading them from. Does anyone ...
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Creating a gimmick monitor profile?

I want to create a monitor profile which is not an accurate calibration, but actually remaps colors such that the monitor emits only red light — the blue and green channels are always 0. Preferably, ...
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how do I change the colour scheme on PuTTY

I'm using PuTTY to SSH from my PC at home to Linux computers at work, but some of the text (folder names) is dark blue on black, which is almost impossible to read. How do I change the colour-scheme? ...
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Color problems on Mac OS X

I have two Macs and a couple of Windows boxes - If I take screenshots (also looking at the screens...) of anything on each of them the Windows machines and one Mac look the same, but my Mac looks ...
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Calibrating laptop Dell inspiron t4500 for more faithful colors

How do I calibrate my Dell laptop to have more faithful colors? I am editing a photo using Photoshop and my Dell Laptop, when I am editing I don't encounter any problems with the image or the color. ...
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How can I reduce saturation on my wide gamut monitor to have it display at sRGB levels?

I recently bought an Eizo S2243W, which boasts a wide gamut panel that displays 95% of AdobeRGB. The thing is that, while color aware applications are fine, most applications (including Windows 7 ...
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Colour profile to dim the screen

I'd like my screen to be darker. I can dim the screen up to a point, and I can use themeing to get apps to display with dark colours, but most of the web uses white backgrounds that contrast heavily ...
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Color Calibrate Dual Monitor XP SP2

This topic has been touched on before but not really answered. I have a dual monitor system and the colors differ wildly. I currently live Buenos Aires where color correction hardware costs premium ...
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SQL Server Management Studio Color Schemes?

Is there a way to apply color schemes and themes to SQL Server Management Studio? I really enjoy the ones for Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 and would love to have something like that. Color Schemes ...
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Color Profiles in Windows 7 vs. XP

I have a Brother Color Laser Printer and an HP 8150DN. I have a local Windows 7 Pro machine that I do graphics work on. I created a letterhead that when printed from my machine looks dark and rich ...
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“The monitor profile appears to be defective” warning from Photoshop Elements 6.0

When I start the Photoshop Elements 6.0 editor I get the following warning dialogue box: I've also found that the Windows Photo Viewer shows colours completely incorrectly, and I suspect this is a ...
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Color Management, Linux, Photoshop C2 via Wine

I am new to Color Management CMS, so doing it on Linux, and then throw Wine into the mix ... and I am a little lost. However, I have Photoshop CS2 running okay with Crossover Professional on Ubuntu ...