Photoshop Color Setup

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Before proceeding, ensure the correct Sawgrass printer driver and Sawgrass Print Manager has been installed. 


The following instructions explain how to configure Adobe Photoshop CS/CC on a computer using Windows OS. Your screens and menus may differ depending on the version of software and operating system being used. However, the settings will be identical.

Photoshop Color Setup

  1. Open Adobe Photoshop. In the menu bar, click Edit > Color Settings. See Figure 1.
  2. In the Color Settings window, set the settings so that they match those shown below, and click Save... See Figure 2.
  3. Save the preset as Sawgrass_sRGB.
  4. Click OK to close the Color settings window
  5. In the menu bar, click File > New. See Figure 3

  6. In the New Document window that opens, confirm that your Color Mode is RGB and Color Profile is sRGB IEC61966-2.1 then click OK. See Figure 4.


  7. When opening or importing images in Photoshop, you may encounter a Missing Profile or Embedded Profile Mismatch warning. For the Missing Profile instance, select the radio button for Assign current working space: sRGB IEC61966-2.1 and click OK to continue. See Figure 5a. For the Embedded Profile Mismatch instance, select Convert document’s colors to the working space and click OK to continue.



Always choose to Assign or Convert to the working space, sRGB IEC61966-2.1

  1. Every time an image is opened or imported in Photoshop, ensure that RGB color mode has been selected. In the menu bar, click Image > Mode > RGB Color. A check mark should now be visible beside RGB Color. See Figure 6.

Photoshop Print Setup

  1. With the correct color settings entered, you are now ready to print. In the Menu Bar, click File > Print. In the Print window, match your settings to those shown below. See Figure 7.
  1. Printer: Sawgrass Print Manager
  2. If necessary, click the drop-down arrow to view Color Management options
  3. Color Handling: Printer Manages Colors
  4. Select: Normal Printing
  5. Rendering Intent: Perceptual
  6. Click Print when you are ready to print your image

Photoshop setup is now complete. Remember to, if necessary, convert imported graphics to the sRGB working space, ensure the RGB color mode is checked and select the Sawgrass print manager each time you print.