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To reduce colors in an image

  1. Open the image or frame you want to convert.

  2. Choose Palette > Reduce Colors (Figure 2).

    icon If the Palette Commands toolbar is active, you also can click icon.

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  3. Figure 2   For more control over which colors are eliminated from an image, choose Palette > Reduce Colors.

  4. When the Reduce Colors dialog box appears, set the desired color depth using the target number and base palette pop-up menus (Figures 3 and 4).

    For details, see Reduce Colors options on the next page.

  5. Choose a color reduction method and whether you want dithering to be applied or not.

  6. Once you've made your choices, click OK and the image's colors will be reduced.

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    Figure 3   When the Reduce Colors dialog box appears, set the desired color depth using the target number and base palette pop-up menus.

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    Figure 4   When the Reduce Colors dialog box appears, set the desired color depth using the target number and base palette pop-up menus.

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