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The best option would be to have a custom profile made for the particular paper you are printing on. Absent that, yes - selecting "Epson 1290" would be a better choice, as it would call upon the Epson standard profile to do the color conversion, and if you read a thread about a month ago the Epson standard profile would adjust ink-color amounts according to the paper setting. In general it works well, but not as perfectly as a custom profile. Maris ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Munro" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 12:21 PM Subject: Re: PhotoCal question | ----- Original Message ----- | From: "Maris V. Lidaka, Sr." <firstname.lastname@example.org> | > You shouldn't be using the monitor profile in the print window, but a | printer profile. This has been discussed before. | > | > Since you do work for the web as well as print I would suggest you just | use the default 6500 setting, as the image will >look more natural on screen | when you work with it, and your printer profile should make the adjustments | necessary for >printing. | | Hi Maris, | | I understand but have to say that the closest I came to WYSIWYG was when I | selected the monitor profile in the printer window to see what would happen. | The blacks, greys, and greens were suddenly spot on but a red/maroon feature | printed as bronze. The default for the printer profile was "same as source" | which I don't quite understand. I currently have Adobe RGB selected. Do you | have a better suggestion? I notice that "Epson 1290" is an option, would | that be a better choice? | | Thanks for all the links on colour mgmt you posted, there's some excellent | info there. | | Regards, Tim | | | | - | Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate | subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. | - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.