Fill/Stroke presets and Color/Color Guide tabs don't give actual black whether in RGB or CMYK

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Feb 02, 2022 Feb 02, 2022

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So how do you get actual black?

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I'm saying when I click the presets that are supposed to be black I get this reddish gray that you see in the photo. So I have to move the little circle picker down till I get actual black, every time regardless of mode

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Feb 02, 2022 Feb 02, 2022

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Which document profile did you use? How did you make the RGB file? Selecting it from the color mode menu or by choosing a Web/Mobile/Film document profile?

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Ok I figured it out. I had to change my default fill and stroke colors by creating and saving a new Graphic Style and over writing what was there. Thanks for all the suggestions. Article here:
https://www.stickergiant.com/blog/adobe-illustrator-tutorial-how-to-change-the-default-fill-and-outl...

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