Quoting Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz>: Bob, that sounds much more of a calibration issue through Linux. I'm not a linux user so cannot tell you where your monitor profiles or calibration is set but if you can access that you might be able to resolve the problem? The fact you mention web forms blending into the background certainly suggests that, and it might be as simple as just changing the contrast on your monitor. I'm going to guess that it's unlikely that actual colours are missing from the palette. H > > Not to cloud an already murky picture (not me), but here's something I ran > into recently, seemingly a tech/config issue on my end, but a morphed related > issue: > > With my Ubuntu Linux PC I have been using an older 22" monitor. I just did a > little office reconfig and moved my newish 22" widescreen (Acer) to the Linux > PC. > I reset the resolution to something like 1280x768 and the perspective looks > perfect. > > The problem - with this monitor on the Linux PC I seem to have lost portions > of the color map. If I open Firefox, Seamonkey, Konqueror or Epiphany, same > problem > (so I think not browser specific). On my website I have some background > colors in the main content, I think either #eeeeee or perhaps #dddddd. The > background > flanking the content is white, #ffffff. Well it is all perfectly white now. > The #eee or #ddd and #fff have all become white. I see this on other sites, > not just > mine. With some webforms (not web forms ha!) I look at some of the > edges/borders which should be soft but are now blending into the white > background. > > If I move the monitor over to that other, Windows PC, the colors are as they > should be. What tool or application do I need to access, even download, to > correct > this? I don't see any screen setting under Display that control the number > or array of colors. > > This really lightens up a dark site, but certainly that is not the goal, you > know... > > -- > Bob > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt ! > > -- > This message has been scanned for viruses and > dangerous content by MailScanner, and is > believed to be clean. > > -- Hugh Miller Web Developer Clyde & Forth Press Ltd Tel: +44 (0)1475 726511 Fax: +44 (0)1475 783734 Email: hmiller at cfpress.co.uk This e-mail and any attachments are confidential and intended solely for the addressee. If you have received it in error, please inform the sender and delete it immediately. The views or opinions contained within this email may not be those of Clyde & Forth Press Ltd, which accepts no liability for any damage caused by the transmission of any viruses. E-mail traffic is monitored within Clyde & Forth Press Ltd and messages may be viewed. Clyde & Forth Press Ltd is a company registered in Scotland (SC132609) with its registered office at Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8QS. -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.