On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 01:51:17PM -0400, Tom wrote:
> Hi,
> Question:  (I'm using Gimp 2.0.4 on Suse Linux 8.2)
> I'm having a problem changing the color of text in a gif image.
> I have a set of buttons I'd like to use for my website and want
> to change the color of the text from orange to purple.
> In Gimp I set the foreground color to #bb00bb (purple).
> I open the image and choose 'select by color' and click on the orange text
> and then select the 'replace with FG color' (purple) and the color gets
> replaced with gray.
> Does any one know why this happens?  Am I doing it the wrong way?
what you are doing should work fine with the addition of one step.
gif's are indexed images therefore limited to only 256 colors.  if you
<Image> Image -->Mode -->RGB first and then do what you were doing,
everything should work fine.  RGB is millions of colors.


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