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color change
(03-17-2017, 07:06 PM)rich2005 Wrote: These are the options so far:

1. Probably the one you want as Ofnuts post. Enable the alpha-lock, top of the layers dialogue and fill the layer with black. Everything will be black but the image is still RGB for annotating. Remember to un-toggle the alpha lock for further editing

2. The Color Exchange does what you asked for, changes red to black but leaves other colours.

3. A third alternative is desaturate to shades of grey Colour menu -> desaturate.

These used to be the bane of my life, Full sized drawings shrunk to A3 size for use in the field. Needed a magnifying glass to read the notes.

edit: Just a note but there is a degree of transparency remaining in the red. Can be adjusted if required.

edit: another day: things are a bit quiet so a 2 minute video demo of using the alpha lock

I followed your video and it works like a charm!

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