Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] [leica] Question! Here comes anudder one!
From: Andrew Schroter <>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 13:34:51 -0700
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Given that you're a Mensan what do you think it implies for a person at the
505-tile.  Egads!  Nothing like stupid software interface design.

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Post" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 8:10 AM
Subject: [Leica] [leica] Question! Here comes anudder one!

> I got to thinking about Photoshop- I have been using the LE version that
> came with my Digilux since the full version I tried absolutely boggled my
> mind. I thought that when I had atteined membership into Mensa, lo those
> many years ago, that I had proven that my intellect was at least capable
> understanding many of the things I might encounter.
> Photoshop has turned into a humbling experience! YE GADS, AND LITTLE FISH
> HOOKS! I am getting ready to take a "Photoshop for the Profoundly
> perhaps I should get one of those little tags to hang on my rear view
> so I can park in 'Handicapped Only' parking!
> I have been told that the COREL suite is much cheaper, and when I examined
> it, it seems similar to PS, but it includes a color matching program
> integral which does what some of these $400 dollar programs attempt to do-
> and seems to make color output fairly well matched to WYSIWYG... at least
> without the hardware type calibrators considered.
> Have any of the LUG out there been using the COREL suite? Anyone willing
> admit it? Anyone who would consider recommending it over PS and perhaps
> I am seriously leaning toward the COREL software as it is several hundred
> dollars cheaper, and just as capable as Photoshop. Since I don't do this
> a living, it is attractive for those reasons.
> Or, should I bite the bullet, and get the upgrade to Photoshop, The Whole
> Magilla, which I can get for about $3-400 if my reading of the upgrade
> agreement is correct.
> Dan (Perplexed with all this digital stuff!) Post

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