Tag Archive: Darken


Use Darken Colors to Increase Text Color Contrast in iOS

One of the bigger complaints stemming from the iOS redesign is that the stark white interface with thin fonts can be difficult to read. Setting text to Bold makes an enormous difference, but some of the color choices in iOS still lack enough contrast to make things easy on the eyes, particularly for those with … Read More

Increase the Contrast of a PDF to Sharpen & Darken Text

Increase contrast of a PDF With Preview you can adjust the contrast of a PDF, this makes the text sharper and darker, and for scans or dubious quality PDF’s this makes them significantly easier to read. Open the PDF with Preview From the ‘File’ menu, choose “Export” Click on the “Quartz Filter” drop-down menu and choose “Lightness Decrease” Choose “Save” For a very practical example, I noticed this was sorely needed  [Read More…]