I only occasionally bother to profile my Powerbook as I usually just use it when in dual configuration for palettes etc., but I just ran Optix XR Pro on it for the first time since upgrading to Tiger and it does not behave like I remember from pre-Tiger days…
I launched Optix and got the dual display reminder, dragged the window to the PB screen and proceeded to calibrate and profile. When the software finished and I saved the profile it applied the Powerbook profile to the Cinema display and set the PB display to the Color LCD default profile.
So…thinking this was rather odd I moved the menu bar from it’s normal position on the 20" to the PB making the PB the primary display. I ran Optix again with the application window on the Powerbook. This time the “background” that comes up behind the main window in Optix looked like it was still sized for the 20" display spilling over onto the corner of the 20". I didn’t like the looks of that and quit out of the calibration.
Everything appears to go back to normal if I go into Display Preferences and set each display to it’s proper profile, but the weird behavior leaves me a little uneasy about the process.
On a side note, the Powerbook display now shows a distinct red/magenta cast in the light gray and white UI elements in OSX dialogs that was not nearly this noticeable previously. This may be due to the fact that I set the WP to match the Cinema’s native WP (6850k) rather than using the PB native which is more like about 6370k. I’ll go back to “native” on both displays, but for understanding’s sake I’d appreciate any comment on the subject .