dialog window size and zoom controls:
- Use the [maximise/restore] button to change the dialog window
- The [zoom] slider changes the zoom resolution.
- The [fit] button can be used to fit the image into the existing
- Click and hold the left mouse button over the preview to see the original
- Click and drag the preview to view another section of the image.
- Turn the mousewheel to zoom in or out of the image.
Here you can load or create a palette that is used to process the image
data. recolorLE uses the palette colors to decide
which parts of the image are processed. It then applies the palette onto
the selected regions.
- Click on the combo box to select one of the predefined or user defined
palettes or hit the [get] button to extract a new user palette from
the currently edited image.
If you want to store the newly created palette
for permanet use select the last list item [user 1] before hitting
the [get] button. You will then be able to save the extracted palette
onto this slot. Otherwise the palette is created temporarily and will be
discarded when another palette is selected or when the plugin dialog window is
- The palette display shows both the active palette.
This section provides the tools for the selection of image regions that are
affected by the filter.
- [threshold]: recolorLE imposes the
colors of the selected palette onto the loaded image. The threshold fader
allows to exclude colors that are similar to the palette colors from the
processing while colors that differ from the palette colors are processed.
Move the slider to the right to exclude more and more image regions from
- [fade]: The fade parameter lets you smoothen the borders between
processed and unprocessed image regions.
Use the effect control tools to determine the quality of the filter
- [amount]: An amount of 0 will leave the source image untouched
while an amount of 100 completely replaces the image colors with those of the
Use amounts < 0 to enhance the existing colors and amounts
> 100 to generate color shifts.
- [lightness] If you find the processed image areas too bright or too dark
you can use this selector to edit the lightness of the filter effect. select
[bleach] to lighten up existing colors or [stain] to
darken the processed regions.
- Use the [depth] fader to control the intensity of the bleach or
staining. This fader is disabled when the [neutral] setting is
- [Demo] Lets you check out the enhanced feature set of our
recolorST plugin. Please note that the registered
version of the plugin is required to render any changes to the source image.
- [About] Version number and copyright Information.
- [Help] opens this help file.
- [Cancel] Close the plugin window and leave the source image
- [Apply] Leave the plugin and apply the effect to
the source image.
- Click on the web link below the button row to visit our homepage www.foksmarx.com.
during a preview update the web link is replaced by a progress
palette builder dialog
The palette builder is a simplified plugin dialog that can
be used to quickly create a new palette. Use this dialog in cases where only a
palette is created and no image processing is done.
Hold the [Ctrl] pressed while the plugin starts to call this dialog. Clicking
the [Get] button will create and store the new user palette
and close the window. An existing palette will then be overwritten.
The palette builder can help to considerably speed up the workflow. In
many cases you will want to use a palette that is based on a certain selection
while the actual image processing is then applied onto a different
region of the image. In this case proceed as follows:
- Select image regions whose colors will be used for the new palette
- Open the recolorST palette builder and create a
new palette based on the selection.
- Remove or modify the selection mask to contain those regions that
will be processed with the filter
- Open the recolorST standard dialog and apply the