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Offline eliddell

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Re: Different colors on different screens

Reply #10 on: April 06, 2021, 12:25:28 am
The topics you want to look up here are color management, color profiles, color calibration, and color temperature.  The short version is:  setting a display up correctly requires a special device and is too much work and expense for most people not working professionally in a graphics-related field, so chances are good you'll never encounter one that's 100% properly adjusted.  In this case, it sounds like your laptop is set to a warmer colour temperature (sometimes called "white point") than your TV.

Personally, I just always use the same screen, whose quirks I know, and make peace with the fact that no one else is guaranteed to see exactly what I do.

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Re: Different colors on different screens

Reply #11 on: April 06, 2021, 05:52:02 am
There's no easy fix for this, you can learn to work based on color code (colorblind designers do this), buy a screen that is calibrated and a device to keep it calibrated (this probably costs a couple thousands) or if you have a really high end cellphone you could check the colors there (they are by far more accurate than regular screens and tvs)