>From Joao S. O. Bueno on Friday, 2003-12-19 at 14:29:10 -0200:
> Hi there!
> On Friday 19 December 2003 13:47, Conrad Newton wrote:
> > I have been trying to create an image with <=16 colors
> > using the GIMP, without success.
> >
> > According to a "colorcube analysis", my red-and-black
> > image consists of 100 or more colors.  I thought there
> > were only two colors (does black even count as a color?),
> > but clearly I was naive.
> >
> > Can someone give me a hint??  I am (obviously) a GIMP newbie.
> Now, on the pratical side, if someone asked you to send a 16 color 
> image, and you are trying to achieve that in the GIMP, go to the menu 
> "image","mode", "indexed", set the desired number of colors there, 
> and let The GIMP do its stuff. You may go back with undo, an d retry 
> with different options when indexing the image to achieve better 
> results.

Thanks, this is just what I was looking for!


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