You're awesome! Didn't realize I was only set to 16 bit.
Thanks so much!
> Hi Michelle,
> You have to crank up your color depth from 16 bit to 32 bit. Here's how
> do this (via Win2K - the other Windows OS's should be similar):
> 1. Go to your desktop and right click.
> 2. Select the "Properties" tab.
> 3. Select the "Settings" tab.
> 4. Go to "Colors" and select "True Color" (32 bit).
> 5. Hit "Apply"
> NOTE: your monitor may not be able to display at that high color range if
> your resolution is cranked up really high so you may have to lower your
> resolution. If the screen blacks out, don't panic. Just wait ten seconds
> your screen will return to your previous config.
> That should do the trick. It really depends upon how good your monitor and
> video card are.
> > Hi Group.
> > I've been trying to find an answer to my questions for hours and cannot
> > to find them, so I am hoping that someone here might know. I got the
> > 2002 issue of Computer Arts and I absolutely loved the front cover.
> > for me, there's a tutorial inside. Being the photoshop junkie that I
> > have not even looked at painter 7 until now. I installed the trial
> > of painter 7 and before I have even tried to use it, I have two
> > The text on all of the palettes is extremely hard to read. Is this how
> > is supposed to be? Or is there something that I am missing??
> > When I start a new file -- the background is aqua blue -- and not white.
> > Again, is this how it is supposed to be? Or is there something that I
> > missing??
> > Any help/info is greatly appreciated!
> > Thanks!!
> > Michelle