[RndTbl] Samples of red text on black background

Kevin McGregor kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com
Sat Apr 8 12:54:23 CDT 2023

I foolishly assumed the screenshots I took would reflect what I was seeing,
and I sent them without reviewing them. I suspect if I'd used an SLR and
adjusted the shutter speed correctly the effect would have been apparent. I
might try that if I feel motivated this weekend.

On Sat, Apr 8, 2023 at 9:36 AM Adam Thompson <athompso at athompso.net> wrote:

> You're saying the sample images you sent are not representative of what
> you were asking about?  Uh, OK... Perhaps photos would have been more
> useful, then.  Anyway, it's working now.
> Unless you're a hardcore gamer, it's unlikely you'll ever notice the
> difference between 30 and 60Hz - enjoy your now-readable monitor! ;-)
> -Adam
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> *From:* Roundtable <roundtable-bounces at muug.ca> on behalf of Kevin
> McGregor <kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Friday, April 7, 2023 10:21:50 PM
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> *Subject:* Re: [RndTbl] Samples of red text on black background
> You're all probably confused, since the images I sent are all readable.
> <eyeroll emoji> They are to me, too.
> So I played around with a bunch of things, desperate to make my big
> monitor useful, and I seem to have it working properly now.
> I don't know exactly what fixed it with 100% confidence, but it looks like
> it works fine if I set the refresh rate to 30 Hz, but at anything higher
> (50/59.97/60 Hz) some text becomes unreadable.
> I'll call that a win.
> On Mon, Apr 3, 2023 at 3:56 PM Kevin McGregor <kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> This is off-topic, but has anyone seen this sort of thing in Windows 10?
> Red and purple text on a dark or black background renders poorly, but other
> colours look clearly defined. The MS Code sample has a lighter gray
> background, so isn't affected...?
> Kevin
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