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Adjusting Brightness/Contrast by Viewing Patterns

Adjust the brightness and contrast by printing and viewing a pattern with which you can check the brightness and contrast of the image.


  • This function is unavailable when Gallery Wrap is selected for Layout Mode in the Stored Settings area.
  1. In the Preview area, select the image of which you want to print a pattern.

  2. In Color Settings on the Color Settings tab, click Pattern Print....

    figure: Main screen

    The Pattern Print window appears.

  3. Select Paper Size according to the paper to be used for Pattern Print.

  4. Select Brightness/Contrast in Color.

    figure: Pattern Print window
  5. Select Pattern Size and Color Variation between Instances.

  6. Finely adjust the color tone in Color Settings as needed.


  7. Click Print.

    The Print dialog box appears.

  8. Click OK.

    The pattern is printed.

  9. From the printed pattern, enter the values described under the image with the desired brightness and contrast into Brightness and Contrast.

  10. Click OK in the Pattern Print window.

    The Pattern Print window closes; the values are reflected in Brightness and Contrast in the main screen.


  • To perform Pattern Print only for a portion of the image, display the Pattern Print window after following the steps below.

    1. In the main screen, duplicate the image of which you want to print a pattern.
    2. Crop the duplicate image.

    After completing Pattern Print and adjustment, delete the duplicate image.

  • For the Pattern Print window, see Pattern Print Window.