> Hi all,
> Quick question... I've got some RGB images that I need to save as
> Indexed images, so I go and change them to Indexed using the optimal
> palette thing w/ 255 colors.  This works quite well and does indeed
> create an optimal palette, but occasionally, with some of my images,
> the color black (#000000) doesn't get entered into the palette and all
> the black on my image (which there is a descent bit) gets indexed to
> #020202, which is almost black but not good enough.
> Is there an easy way to fix this?

what dithering options did you set? 

> Is there a way to take an indexed image, go in an alter the index that
> points to #020202 to point to #000000 instead, thus replacing all the
> #020202 in the image with #000000?

<image>/dialogs/indexed pallete
> Is there any tool in gimp to replace all of one color with another color?

there are many ways. i usually select by color and then change paint over
it with brush set to hue or color or use a fill if i want to chage all of
it. sometimes its good to do this on a seperate layer to help you clean up
certain details so its not so obvious. (that way, for example, the
specular highlights can still be white)

> Thanks alot,
> Josh Estelle

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