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Why dose preview in adobe xd cause my design to look darker than I designed

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Jul 22, 2018

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I updated to the latest Adobe XD and now when I go to preview  my website with the desktop application my website is way darker than it should be. I have windows up to date and my GPU drivers are up to date.

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You have turned off the Fill color of the artboard (so it's transparent). Preview mode has a dark background which is different than the canvas color of XD, thus the change. I suggest turning the artboard's Fill color back on (check the checkbox next to fill) and setting a specific color.

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Why dose preview in adobe xd cause my design to look darker than I designed

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Jul 22, 2018

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I updated to the latest Adobe XD and now when I go to preview  my website with the desktop application my website is way darker than it should be. I have windows up to date and my GPU drivers are up to date.

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Correct answer by Dan Rodney | Adobe Community Professional

You have turned off the Fill color of the artboard (so it's transparent). Preview mode has a dark background which is different than the canvas color of XD, thus the change. I suggest turning the artboard's Fill color back on (check the checkbox next to fill) and setting a specific color.

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Adobe Employee ,
Jul 23, 2018

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Hi CreativeCredent,

I haven't heard of this issue so far. Are you sure that the colors worked as expected when you used the previous version of Adobe XD. Meanwhile, let me check with the team.

Also, would it be possible to share screenshots so that we can see the difference?

Thanks,

Preran

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Jul 23, 2018

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Yea it had looked fine before, then I updated adobe xd to the latest and now it looks way darker.   Electronics Lab.png

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Adobe Employee ,
Jul 24, 2018

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That's very strange.  Did you perchance happen to change the resolution settings on your monitor? I haven't heard of this issue from other users. You can also get in touch with Customer Care for investigation Contact Customer Care They can investigate and log a bug if necessary.

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Preran

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Aug 14, 2018

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Hi I'm having the same issue. My preview is way darker than my artboards appear while I'm working on them.Screen Shot 2018-08-14 at 11.10.41 AM.png

My artboard on the left side is how it appears in design and on the right is how it looks in preview mode.

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Aug 14, 2018

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You have turned off the Fill color of the artboard (so it's transparent). Preview mode has a dark background which is different than the canvas color of XD, thus the change. I suggest turning the artboard's Fill color back on (check the checkbox next to fill) and setting a specific color.

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Thank you for this. My fill was selected on my artboards, but I had it set to 75% transparency. I changed the fill back to 0 transparency and just replicated the color.

Thanks.

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I DIDNT WORK FOR ME

 

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Adobe Employee ,
Aug 19, 2020

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Hi Mona,

 

Sorry to hear about the trouble. If you have already tried the suggestion which is marked as the correct answer on this post, please check the transparency, as suggested above it should be 0, and then check again. If this doesn't help, please share the version of XD and OS and few screenshots of how it looks on the app and how it loos when you preview?

 

Regards

Rishabh

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