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Sat May 14 17:48:34 PDT 2011
On May 14, 2011, at 5:25 PM, Hal V. Engel wrote:
> On Saturday, May 14, 2011 03:34:07 PM Chris Murphy wrote:
> > On May 14, 2011, at 3:03 PM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > > On 14 May 2011 16:03, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> wrote:
> > >> Speaking of wine, is there a passthrough from colord to wine, and wine
> > >> to apps, so that Photoshop/Lightroom are able to grab and use the
> > >> currently set display profile?
> > >
> > > I'm not sure how such a thing would work, but we probably ought to be
> > > teaching wine about the current screen profile somehow.
> > > The alternative is just to get get wine to opt into the xregion
> > > composting manager correction functionality. Other ideas welcome.
> > Yes it's a small problem if we really want platform parity for such apps -
> > I think it's more compelling to allow Photoshop/Lightroom to use ACE for
> > display compensation, just as they do on Mac OS and Windows, and have that
> > pass through Wine and the compositing manager.
> In the past (I no longer use photoshop) I would make a copy of the screen profile in the normal virtual WIndows profiles directory and tell Photoshop to use it and ACE for the screen. Worked OK and without lose of functionality like soft proofing.
> It would be better if wine was smart enough to get the correct profile XAtom and handle it automatically. But setting it up manually is not a huge burden.
I don't understand how this works because Photoshop doesn't have a UI for choosing the display profile. It asks ICM "what is the display profile for this display" and ICM forwards that info to various Adobe apps. There's no overriding this. ICM gets it from the Displays control panel, Advanced>Color Management tab where a profile is associated for a display and then set as the default. That default associated profile for a display is what ICM forwards to Photoshop, Lightroom, and a number of other apps that have no GUI for configuring the display profile.
I didn't think Wine was a full VM where you see control panels and such.
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