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To reduce colors with a stand-alone palette

  1. Open the image or frame to which you want to apply a palette.

  2. Choose Palette > Set Palette & Remap (Figure 5).

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

    Fig. 5

    Figure 5   To apply a stand-alone palette to an image, choose Palette > Set Palette & Remap.

  3. When the Set Palette and Remap dialog box appears, use the Palette/Set Palette pop-up menu to choose which palette you want applied to the image (Figures 6 and 7). For details, see Set Palette and Remap options and page C-4 of the color insert in the book.

  4. Choose whether you want to remap pixels and, if so, which remap and dithering methods you want to use.

  5. Choose whether you want to remap off-limit colors.

  6. When you're done, click OK and the open image's palette will be remapped.

    Fig. 6
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    Figure 6   The Set Palette and Remap dialog box lets you choose which palette is applied to an image and control the remapping process.

    Fig. 7
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    Figure 7   The Set Palette & Remap dialog box lets you choose which palette is applied to an image and control the remapping process.

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