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Stopping automatic blending?

Oct 8, 2013, 18:17
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Stopping automatic blending?
So my problem is shown here

I use the fill tool next to an already established color and it does this blending, I'm assuming it's a simple fix or just user error somewhere, but can anyone tell me how to fix this kind of thing?

Thanks a bunch,


(In case it's important the Gray color was made using the Free Select Tool and Fill with FG Color command and the White was the Bucket Fill tool)
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Oct 8, 2013, 21:14 (This post was last modified: Oct 8, 2013 21:15 by Dezzyo.)
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RE: Stopping automatic blending?
(Oct 8, 2013 21:00)ofnuts Wrote:  The problem lies with the anti-aliasing pixels

If you were using the bucket fill on a transparent layer (except the white), then

- don't use a selection (or use a selection that includes the existing antialiasing pixels)
- bucket fill the grey after putting the bucket-fill tool in "Behind" mode.

Another (completely equivalent) solution:
- add a layer of the same size under the first
- bucket-fill that whole layer with gray
- merge the layers if strictly necessary (if yo uleave them distinct, you can change the colors later)

If you are trying to paint over an existing color, then use color-to-alpha (or bucket fill with that color in color-erase mode) to make that color transparent, then see above.

I didn't realize it was that simple of a solution, I completely understand about how it makes it look a lot better.

Well that makes this look a lot more polished.

Thanks a lot!

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