8.12. Invert

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.

[注意] 注意

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.

[警告] 警告

Do not confuse this command with the Invert Selection command.

8.12.1. Activate the Command

You can access this command from the image menubar through ColorsInvert.

8.12.2. Example

图 16.160. Applying Invert colors

Applying Invert colors

Original image

Applying Invert colors

After the colors were inverted