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Fireworks CS6 on Mavericks: bad color matching

Nov 26, 2013 10:08 AM

Tags: #error #color #bugs #eyedropper #eyedropper_tool #fireworks_cs6 #mavericks #mavericks_osx #eyedropper_probem

I've just spent the morning telling a client that they must be crazy— the fact that when opening their logo in Fireworks, and sampling the color to build matching elements— the color isn't... *OOPS, oh crap*... matching.

 

Not only when opening images in CS6, but taking screenshots of anything on-screen (with default OSX screenshot -or- any screenshot app) is giving me bad results in Fireworks.

 

Try this:

 

1. Go to the following site: http://www.colorhexa.com/59136b

 

2. Download the main image there ( http://www.colorhexa.com/59136b.png )

 

3. Open it up in Fireworks CS6 on Mavericks.

 

4. Either using the background eyedropper, or create a new rectangle and use that eyedropper, sample the 59136b.png image.

 

5. For me, Fireworks says this image color is #5A0B6D.

 

(I've attached 59136b.png here too)

59136b-downloaded.png

 

Me system:
Fireworks CS6 12.0.1.274 — Fall 2012 27" iMac — Mac OSX 10.9

 
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