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Re: (type graphic)

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: (type graphic)
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 21:34:05 +0100
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"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > I thought that the standard VGA
> > colors were the same set as the ANSI colors. However, when I do
> > list-colors-display, I get a different set. Brown looks brown (not
> > dark yellow) blue, green, cyan, red and magenta look somewhere between
> > the normal dark and light colors, light* and yellow all look pastel.
> What color mode do you use on that machine?  I get similar effects
> when I use 256-color modes (as opposed to 16-bit or 24-bit modes).

I use 16 bit mode. I'm pretty sure now that it is a combination of my
screen gamma and angle of viewing. If I tilt my screen back further
the colors almost look as I expected.

Jason Rumney <address@hidden>

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