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    Exclamation painter 8 screwed

    something happened to my painter recently. the colours have all suddenly becomed screwed up. the images are showing up in hues of blue n green. its liked a hanged imaged. there's nothing wrong with the graphic card or the monitor; the colours are perfectly fine with other applications. can anyone help?
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    Switch between your colour settings 16bit, 32bit, and check after each time you do this.. You know theres a whole painter section on the forums and Jin is the guru on painter.
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    Try turning off "Device Dependant Bitmaps" in Painter. You do this by going into Edit>Preferences>Operating Systems and clicking the checkbox and then restart Painter. I haven't had to mess with that since Painter 4, but it might be worth a shot. What you are describing sounds like the problem you used to get with older versions.
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    sorry bout it, guess this should be in that part of the forums. i was too panicked when the problem appeared.

    where do i do the colour settings?

    ps: thanks for the help, lyon. but the option is already turned off, and it doesnt work. btw heres an image of the screen.
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    if you haven't already, update your graphics card drivers. i had the same problem as you and it drove me nuts. then i bought a game and it forced me to update my drivers in order to play. when i loaded up painter after that, everything was fine. no problems since.
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    change your colour settings by right clicking on your desktop and clicking the settings tab. You will see the various colour options on the bottom left hand corner-ish. Thats on a pc, I dont know about macs.
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    What I meant was to turn the option on. Sorry if that wasn't clear. Let me know if that works.
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    now that worked wonders! thanks a lot lyon.

    now angelfire doesnt support remote linking....dang... now i need to find another image hoster..

    thanks anyways guys!
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