Colour printing

  jerica 16:11 28 Feb 11
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Hi, how do I get the colours I see on my monitor to print as seen. I always get a difference between what I see and what is printed. Any help would be greatly received.

  wiz-king 16:27 28 Feb 11

Adjust your monitor first using a program like click here then try again. You may have to alter the printer settings for colour as well. The type of paper you print on and the ink will also make a difference. You will never get a perfect match as one is reflected and the other transmitted colour.

  wee eddie 22:35 28 Feb 11

your Monitor emits light.

The Photo reflects light.

As 'wiz-king' says, the quality of the Inks and the Paper that you use will affect the results that you get, but the fact that your Monitor is made up of lots of tiny little coloured pixels with a very bright light behind them is why you don't get the same colours.

  woodchip 22:42 28 Feb 11

Most Printers Drivers can be adjusted in the Properties when you select print Extra Settings.
Its a case of trial and error

  woodchip 22:43 28 Feb 11

Many things can affect the print other than the above, including Paper and Ink

  jerica 07:23 01 Mar 11

Ta for the help, I'll fiddle with it and see what happens.

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