On Sun, 29 Apr 2007 09:12:18 -0600
Bob Meetin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I inherited an image, a logo, in which I need to swap out one color,
> solid region, for another. Seems simple.
> I open in gimp, select the region using, have tried both 'Select regions
> by color' and 'Select contiguous regions', then apply any new color and
> I end up with a mix of the original and replacement color. After
> befuddling myself for an hour (including using other image editing
> software) I copied the image from .gif to both .jpg and .png format. As
> a .png or .jpg the color replacement works fine.
> See the 3 'raw' images at
> I don't really want to be using .jpg or .png images unless I have to.
> So the question, what is causing the replacement to fail and is there a
> way to make or convet the .gif accept the color swap?
Open your image
Save it as an xcf file
Filters->Filters->Colours->Colour to Alpha
Then create a new layer and do your filling as required
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