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There is not just 1 type of colour blindness, but several ones. I would prepare a sample image and use http://www.color-blindness.com/coblis-color-blindness-simulator/ And it gives you for example this result, But you should take a look into thoose kind of simulators, and prepare a more interesting test. This particular set of colours have no ...


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The answer resulted a little more complex than I expected. Yes. The 16x means that the Error image is enhanced in order to see the diferences in naked eye. But the problem is that in my tests the 16x factor is not 16x but arround 4x. The only portion of the image ajusted is the lower left: (Levels adjusted in PhotoPaint becouse you can see the graph of ...


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The straight forward way of doing this in Photoshop is to duplicate layer 16 times and set the 15 topmost layers mode to Linear Dodge (Add). The easiest way to do this is to use Filter → Other -> Custom... with: 16 in central box all others 0 or nonexistent and scale of 1. Same procedure works in gimp. 16 times error means that each pixel is blown to ...


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There's an important distinction which is being overlooked.... Print or web??? In print design, while reversed type is harder to read and isn't preferred, it is okay in some instance. It's not something to always avoid, but rather use wisely and sparingly and consciously. Reversed type can wisely be used to call attention to specific areas or detract from ...


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"No light text on dark background" is a good guideline, but not a rule. Like all design decisions, the correct answer is dependent on the situation at hand. Certain people prefer darker background with lighter text, others prefer the opposite. The medium you're using also has an effect, as does the situation in which the design is read (for example when I'm ...


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Simple answer, yes. Dark text on a light background is generally preferable to light text on a dark background and whilst there maybe plenty of times where a design purpose overrides this default (maybe you're creating a flyer for a Halloween party or a poster for a heavy metal band so a dark background makes more sense), it's generally not a bad rule of ...



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