I have 2 PSD files opened and I am trying to pick colour from one layer and set it to another but then when I apply this colour to new layer it's a bit different.

Even when I switch between 2 PSD files I have different pallet colour in left side tool bar.

The left picture is when I pick colour in firs PSD, and the right picture show colour when I just switch between PSD. enter image description hereenter image description here

This is the video that demonstrate a problem: http://screencast.com/t/5DlDxPcN92xA

But if you see from image greens colours are different.


Little known fact, Photoshop has two distinct versions of colour modes.

One is RGB vs CMYK etc. You're probably familiar with this and the problems/issues of incompatibility between some of these colours.

But there's another thing entirely, called colour spaces. It's annoying as all heck to learn, and of little benefit to the normal user... and since iOS and Android design has become a thing, it's actually better to turn it off, completely.

Firstly, when/if creating a new document, you can set the colour settings here:

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And once you're inside a document, you can fiddle with this wondrous myriad of nonsense:

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If you get both of these to match, plus sort out that you're using the same color mode (16 bit and RGB vs CMYK etc) in both documents, you should be able to get the same colours in both documents.

Pick one of the documents, and match the other one's settings to it, I propose.

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