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Bill: Don't know if my description of the solution reached the list. Can't remember seeing it. Think I'm getting punchy. Anyway, re-installing the 5.02 patch with the NEW one (dated 1999, way after the first version I had applied) the monitor profile shows in the compensation window where it should if it's loaded. Came up immediately with the new patch. This was a known bug, per the support base at Adobe. Second, Adobe has some Pentium III plugins that replace some already there. They take advantage of MMX2. J. Lipmanson Bill Fernandez wrote: > > J-- > > Selecting the monitor profile in Adobe Gamma works on my Windows 98 system, > so I'm not sure what to do if it doesn't work on yours. Just as a test, > you might try using Adobe Gamma to make a new profile for your monitor and > select that. If it shows up in Photoshop's RGB Setup window, then this > might indicate that there's something different about your Nokia profile. > > Nokia makes great monitors, I've used them happily for years. My comment > was about the sRGB color space. sRGB was designed to match the color > characteristics of old, cheap PC monitors. Using it will make Photoshop > TREAT your Nokia like a cheap monitor by severely limiting the gamut of > anything it sends to your monitor for display. > > --Bill > > >Bill: > > > >Your solution below was the one I did at the outset. I have a profile in > >\windows\system\color for my monitor, a Nokia 445Xi 21". This is the > >loaded profile in Adobe Gamma. I even rechecked it before answering > >this. Still, Photoshop shows sRGB. And in defense of the Nokia, it is > >not a "crummy" monitor by any standard (I covered its ears when I read > >your note). > > > >Any other ideas? I agree that your solution is the logical one, but > >logic does not seem to be working here. > > > >J. Lipmanson > > > >Bill Fernandez wrote: > >> > >> BF: This says that the monitor profile currently in use is Windows 98's > >> default ICM profile, which assumes you have a crummy monitor. If you have > >> an existing monitor profile you like, then > >> > >> (A) place a copy of it in the "C:\windows\system\color\" directory with a > >> filename ending in ".icm". > >> > >> (B) Then go to the Control Panels window, choose the Adobe Gamma control > >> panel. > >> > >> (C) If it opens in the wizard interface clicke the "Control Panel" radio > >> button, then the "Next" button at the bottom of the window. > >> > >> (D) Then, at the top of the window, press the "Load" button, and select > >> your monitor profile. > >> > >> (E) Then close Adobe Gamma and run Photoshop. In the RGB settings window > >> you'll see that the monitor profile in use is now the one you loaded. > >> > >> >2. As for printing with my Stylus Photo and my 3000, I am now using ICM. > >> >What should be chosen in the Photoshop Print screen under "space"? > > > > > > ============================================================ > Bill Fernandez > User Interface Architect > Bill Fernandez Design > > PHONE (505) 346-3080 > FAX (505) 346-3090 > EMAIL email@example.com > WEB http://www.billfernandez.com > ============================================================ > -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- > Please: Stay on topic. Trim quoted messages. > http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Please: Stay on topic. Trim quoted messages. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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