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Color Vision

The Color button turns the Color Filters features on and off. 

These color filters were created to help people with color vision differences. This is sometimes called color-blindness, though people usually can see color, they just see it differently. This can cause problems when information is coded in color (e.g. charts with red and green lines).

Both PC and Mac have color filter features that can be adjusted for different types of “color-blindness”.

Quick Demo

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How to adjust the color filter to my color-blindess?

With both systems: 

  1. To adjust the contrast, right-click on the Color or Color Vision button and choose “Settings”. 
    This will bring you to the control panel where the Color Filter adjustments are located. 
  2. Turn the color filter switch to “On”
  3. Then select the type of filter listed for your type of color blindness. 

You are done.

The Color (or Color Vision) button on the MorphicBar will now turn that type of filter on and off as you need it.

              Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What does color-blindness look like?

To learn more about color-blindness – we recommend the color-blindness entry in Wikipedia, and the many references at the bottom of the page.

2. How many people have Color Blindness?

Color blindness is more common in males (estimates vary but around 1 of every 15 males).  It is relatively rare in females (1 in 200). For more see the color-blindness entry in Wikipedia.

3. How can I learn more about the Color Filter settings?

You can get more information

Another way is to go to YouTube and search for “Accessibility” and “Windows” or “macOS” and the word “Color Filter”