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I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby ArKabZol » Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:06 pm

I can't pick colors with the color picking tool.

Here's stuff I think can help:

I remember playing with palettes some time ago when I thought GIMP was too complicated and unnecessary >_<

And here's a pic of how how GIMP looks when I've just started it up:
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby lolzlolz » Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:22 pm

idk im assuming you click on the color picker tool and click in your image?
you might try reinstalling gimp as well
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby ArKabZol » Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:45 pm

Hmm, yeah I thought of re-installing GIMP since I'm not good at settings and stuff >_<


*re-installs GIMP*


EDIT:

I tried, it's still the same TT_TT
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby lolzlolz » Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:53 pm

u must not be using the switcher right, can you give us a screenshot?
thanks  :)
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby ArKabZol » Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:55 pm

Uuh, switcher? What's that?

Another thing I came up with:
I've been able to pick colors before...
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby Siddharth » Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:04 pm

your start up of GIMP is absolutely fine :D
what do u do to pick colors???
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby lolzlolz » Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:21 pm

now im confused the color switcher to choose the main and secondary color, or the tool that u click on the image somewhere and it makes that color the primary?
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby ArKabZol » Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:24 pm

Second one, lolz *shudders*
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby lolzlolz » Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:31 pm

o ok wat do u do to use the tool,
try this open a new image, fill it blue, then change the main and second colors to black and white the default, then choose color picker and click in the image, what happens? just try this any size image default would work good  :)
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby ArKabZol » Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:37 pm

Emm, I've tried that a dozens of times, 'cause that's the problem...
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby lolzlolz » Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:10 pm

try this
1) open gimp (duh...)
2) select the colorpicker tool
3) in the tool options window it will show the color pickers options
4) at the bottom right of the tool options window their will be a reset tool options button it is a blue circle with a yellow arrow pointing around it, click this
5) now try again and see what happens  :)

edit: i was able to duplicate what was happening to u by changing an option when i clicked thsi option it wouldnt set the color, so reseting tool should fix it because the option was in tool options
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby ArKabZol » Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:19 pm

OK, I think I found the problem...

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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby lolzlolz » Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:20 pm

that's the option i chose thats what i said  ;)
so if  u reset it will work  ;D
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby ArKabZol » Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:23 pm

Yeah, that sort of what you said, but you told me to press the yellow arrow thingy, I just clicked in "Set foreground color" ;)
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Re: I can't pick colors TT__TT

Postby roy » Thu Jan 24, 2008 3:02 am

so you got it to work? good i was going to suggest that you make sure you have the layer of the color your trying to pick selected first...

thats the way i do mine.
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