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10.18.  Invert

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Revision $Revision$ 2006-08-17 scb

The Invert command inverts all the pixel colors and brightness values in the current layer, as if the image were converted into a negative. Dark areas become bright and bright areas become dark. Hues are replaced by their complementary colors. For more information about colors, see the Glossary entry about Color Model.

[Note] Note

This command only works on layers of RGB and Grayscale images. If the current image is Indexed, the menu entry is insensitive and grayed out.

[Warning] Warning

Do not confuse this command with the Invert Selection command.

10.18.1.  Activating the Command

  • You can access this command from the image menubar through Layer->Colors->Invert.

10.18.2.  Example

Figure 10.81.  Applying “Invert layer colors

Applying Invert layer colors

Before the layer is inverted

Applying Invert layer colors

After the layer is inverted


 
 
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