8. The Colors Menu

8.1. Introduction to the Colors Menu

Figure 16.143. Contents of the Colors Menu

Contents of the “Colors” Menu

This section describes the Colors menu, which contains commands that affect the color of the image.

[Note] Note

Besides the commands described here, you may also find other entries in the menu. They are not part of GIMP itself, but have been added by extensions (plug-ins). You can find information about the functionality of a Plugin by referring to its documentation.

8.1.1. Colors Common Features


The button opens a menu:

Figure 16.144. Preset Menu

Preset Menu

which lets you Import Settings from File or Export Settings to File, and gives you access to the Manage Save Settings dialog:

Figure 16.145. Manage saved Settings Dialog

Manage saved Settings Dialog

Preview and Split view
  • Preview: this option is checked by default and displays changes directly on canvas.

  • Split view: if this option is checked, the image window is divided in two parts. Changes appear in the left part and the right part remains unchanged for comparison.