Thank you for your help Carol

With kind and warm regards


On Tue January 4 2005 04:22, Carol Spears wrote:
> i forgot to send this to the user list.  sorry.
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Palette options
> On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 06:52:05PM +0100, XX wrote:
> > >>On Sat January 1 2005 22:44, Andy wrote:
> > >> I'm a new user and would like to know if there is a possibility to
> > >> save a
> > >> palette and load/apply it to other images.
> > >
> > >you can get and save palettes from images.  this works better on indexed
> > >palettes and the same palette can only be "applied" to other palettes if
> > >you are converting an RGB image to indexed.
> >
> > That is excactly what I'm interested in.
> <Toolbox>-->Dialogs-->Palettes will draw the palette dialog or bring it
> up.  The second button from the left will add a new palette called
> "Untitled" and launch the Palette Editor.  Back to the first Palette
> Dialog, right click on the "Untitled" entry will give you a menu and
> selecting the "Import Palette ..." option.  Selecting this makes a brand
> new dialog "Import a New Palette".  Toggle the Image option and select
> your Image in the radio menu there.
> iirc, if you run this on an rgb image, it will take the first 256 colors
> (the darkest 256 out of millions).  if you run it on an indexed image,
> it will take the 256 colors that are there.
> once you have an acceptable palette, use the Image-->Mode-->Index...
> dialog to use this palette when indexing the other image.
> you can control the number of colors in your palette by using the Index
> Dialog to limit the image to that many colors.
> i used to make gradients from these palettes and gradients with 256
> colors are not very useful.  using the index dialog to limit the colors
> to something less than 16 made much better gradients.
> i used all of these palette things to make a human face look like mona
> lisa long ago, and it worked very well.
> playing with the options (the defaults seem to be set so that gimp will
> not crash) and being patient with the many dialogs is the best way to
> approach this task.
> carol
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