use "Replace Colour" with exact Colour

Discussion in 'Photoshop' started by Stefan Koller, Nov 4, 2003.

  1. Hello,
    I'd like to change e.g. a yellow bar (255,255,0) to green (0,255,0).
    Because of a colour gradient at the edges I'd like to use "replace colour".
    Unfortunatelly I can only move the slides but I can't set an exact colour.
    Is there another possibility to change the colour ?
    thx a lot in advance.
    cheers
    Stefan
     
    Stefan Koller, Nov 4, 2003
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  2. Stefan Koller

    Mike Russell Guest

    Stefan,

    Set your exact color in the color palette, then while in replace color,
    click the eyedropper on the color swatch. Then bump the fuzziness a bit to
    include the edges of your bar as well.

    You may quickly convert yellow to green by using Selective Color to add cyan
    to yellow. This will give a softer edged effect than Replace Color.

    Other possibilities include duping your image, leveling up the b channel,
    and copying and pasting it as a layer mask. Then simply fill that layer
    with the color you want, perhaps changing the layer mode to Color if you
    want to retain the original saturation and brightness.
    --

    Mike Russell
    http://www.curvemeister.com
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    Mike Russell, Nov 4, 2003
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