5.2. Hue-Saturation Tool

The Hue-Saturation tool is used to adjust hue, saturation and lightness levels on a range of color weights for the selected area or active layer.

Activate Tool

The Hue-Saturation Tool can be called in the following order, from the image-menu: Tools/ Color Tools/Hue-Saturation .

Options

Select Primary Color to use

You can choose, between six, the color to be modified. They are arranged according to the color circle.If you click on Master button, all colors will be concerned with changes.

Modify selected color

Changes appear in the small preview close to the selected color button.

Hue: The slider and the input box allow you to select a hue in the color circle (-180, 180).

Lightness: The slider and the input box allow you to select a value (luminosity): -100, 100.

Saturation: The slider and the input box allow you to select a saturation: -100, 100.

The Initialize Color button deletes changes to hue, lightness and saturation of the selected color.

Preview

The Preview button makes all changes dynamically so that they can be viewed straight away.