Points of view: Color blindness

@article{Wong2011PointsOV,
  title={Points of view: Color blindness},
  author={Bang Wong},
  journal={Nature Methods},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={441-441}
}
Since my first column on color coding1 appeared, we have received a number of e-mails asking us to highlight the issue of color blindness. [...] Key Method In Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, first convert the document to RGB color space for accurate simulation and create a soft proof (View > Proof Setup > Color Blindness). Simultaneously viewing the original and the soft proof (Window > Arrange > New Window in Photoshop) makes it convenient to adjust colors in order to make them universally accessible. Web…Expand

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