I found a theme I really liked, downloaded the .ase file, and
used it to build a set of colour squares for reference. That's when
I realised the colours I had didn't match what I'd seen in my
browser. It didn't take too long to work out that this is not at
all surprising because Firefox isn't a colour managed browser.
By assigning different ICC profiles to my to my AdobeRGB
'swatch' file, I can make them match much more closely the colours
as shown in Firefox but this is far too hit and miss for my liking.
So my question to fellow colour luvers is: "Do the rest of
you only use Kuler to create themes for use on the Web and other
non-colour managed places?" If not: "Do you feel like you're just
working in the dark and not having the faintest idea what colours
you're actually creating?"
One answer here would be to use Opera but I tried that and it
just crashes on my Windows XP machine. Is there something I'm
For information, my monitor and printers are all as well
calibrated as I can get them... and that's pretty good as it