>I have a simple image. Layer 1 is a background, layer 2 is some text >that is black. How can I easily change the color of this text once it's >been committed to the layer? I prefer using the Curves dialogue. This way you get to keep your antialiasing, and you don't need to worry about masks ans such. There is probably a way that's even simpler, but I've found the curves dialogue usefull in lots of other areas, so I'm used to it.