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Adjust PDF Contrast with Adobe Reader/Acrobat?

We get PDF's from our professor to read for homework but they're often scanned documents, is there a way to adjust the contrast of the text to make it easier to read? Edit: I've got Photoshop but is ...
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Is there a way to display a real-time image histogram of all or part of what my monitor is displaying?

I am trying to adjust brightness/contrast in photo/video editing software that does not provide image histograms. What I would like is a piece of windows software that displays a real-time histogram ...
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Laptop screen changes contrast drastically when switching from a dark to light application

I have a ThinkPad W530 running Windows 8. When I switch from any darker application to any lighter application the contrast is off and takes a second or two to adjust back. I can very clearly notice ...
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How to change display contrast on Windows 8

In Windows 8, there is an option to the change the brightness of the display – similarly, is there a option or (maybe app) to change the contrast of the display? My laptop has no way to change the ...
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Is there a way to adjust colors of a specific window?

Is there a (Windows) program or something that will allow the user to adjust the brightness/contrast/gamma of a specific window rather than the whole screen? As a use-case scenario, imagine having a ...
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How to increase contrast in a PDF file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adjust PDF Contrast with Adobe Reader/Acrobat? I have a black and white pdf file of text. But the text is too faint and is difficult to read. Is there a way to increase ...
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In what way does the contrast makes a difference?

My previous monitor had an accident and it seems he ain't coming back from the dead, which means it's time to pick out a new one. My question is what does the "Contrast" value mean? I normally see ...
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Ideal brightness and contrast value in LCD monitor?

I'm using 19 inch LCD monitor. The distance between me and monitor is around 80 cm. For this distance, what is the value of brightness and contrast for normal eye sight?
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ffmpeg: adaptively stretch contrast

Consider a (color) video recorded under poor conditions. Its frames' brightest pixels are well below pure white, its darkest ones well above pure black. Can each frame's contrast be stretched closer ...
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How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast?

This days, it seems that I either go worse with my eyes or some settings with contrast and brightness have been changed. However, I have been searching now for some tutorial on how to adjust contrast ...
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Portable Screen Capture App [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recommend a simple screenshot tool that can be installed as a portable app? ... that quickly facilitates the de-focusing of inverted selections (I.e., Capture ...
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How do I stop my computer from auto-correcting brightness/gamma/contrast?

For some reason my computer tries to auto-adjust for brightness/gamma/contrast. This is really annoying because if I start viewing something a bit darker, say a dark webpage, the browser and Start ...
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Adjust contrast on Windows 7 Laptop

Problem: The brightness/contrast on my laptop is way off. There is little conrast and on the maximum brightness everything is just kind of hazy/halo like. Lowering the brightness a little bit doesn't ...
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HP Pavilion g7 - Screen contrast adjusting itself

I can't really think of any reason as to why this would happen, but lately my laptop has been acting a bit odd. It is an HP Pavilion g7 2017cl. This has happened now twice - the screen will slowly ...
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Lenovo Laptop Display Contrast

On my Lenovo Laptop, occasionally, the display goes all the way down to the lowest contrast. And then it comes all the way back. Is there any way that I can eliminate this forever?
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Video playback very white contrast with multiple video players

So here is the deal, all my video players, EXCEPT winamp, are displaying the video with a very white contrast. I have the community combined codec pack installed, I have tried reinstalling the codecs ...
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recommended computer monitor brightness, contrast and gamma settings for eyes? [duplicate]

I'm a software developer. I'm working up to 10 hours per day in computer. How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast.
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How to improve monitor contrast ratio?

I bought a monitor recently, and altough it was quite cheap, it looked good enough at the store and most of the reviews said the image quality was good. When I got home and tried it I started having ...
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Is there a way to increase the contrast of a PDF that was created by scanning a photocopy in B-W

I've tried opening the Accessibility menu and choosing black background with green font, but it seems this does not work if the document was originally scanned in Black/White mode. Is there any other ...
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Irritating auto brightness adjustment

I have a new windows 8 that when looking at dark colors, the screen will dim. I've turned off adaptive brightness, checked the Intel graphics and media control panel and NOTHING helped. This stupid ...
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Getting Rid of White Flash in Windows 8 High Contrast Mode

I am trying out Windows 8 and I see white flashes whenever I open a tab (and immediately switch) in Firefox. In Windows 7, I was able to get rid of this by setting the Application Background color to ...
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Dimenishing point of returns on HDMI LED monitor contrast ratio

I hope this is the right stack exchange site for this. I saw a few other questions on here about HDMI monitors. I'm looking at two different HDMI monitors and one of the biggest spec differences is ...
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LCD BENQ monitor brightness

I have BENQ 15 inch LCD monitor. When I turn on monitor, contrast or brightness dialog is automatically displayed on screen and I cannot remove this dialog. If I increase brightness, automatically ...
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screen brightness dimmer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adjust screen brightness automaticly at night. Can you recommend a software to dim laptop screen brightness-contrast easily an/or predefined values? Thank you
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Portable Screen Capture App [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recommend a simple screenshot tool that can be installed as a portable app? ... that quickly facilitates the de-focusing of inverted selections (I.e., Capture ...
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1answer
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Poor monitor contrast for certain colors

I recently bought a monitor (LG W1930S). Everything went out smooth until I discovered certain colors are.. invisible. For instance on this monitor #EEEEEE and #FFFFFF look the same to me. On the old ...