Re: Problem with the Newsprint filter?

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On 01/09/2012 05:20 PM, Jay Smith wrote:
On 01/09/2012 10:00 AM, Zweibaby wrote:
So, yesterday I was trying to halftone an image. Everything was
working fine, but I couldn't figure out how to use it the way I
wanted to. So I found a tutorial. I read it, figured out what I was
doing wrong, went on my way. Everything seemed fine.

Then I went to use my newfound knowledge, and lo and behold, the
Newsprint filter stopped working. No matter what I tried, the preview
image looked just like the original. And when I tried applying the
filter anyway, figuring maybe something was just up with the preview
panel, nothing happened. The filter pauses to load when I change
something, acting like it's working, but nothing happens. The closest
thing I've been able to get was the image completely disappearing
when I change a certain setting (switch to intensity, in case you
were wondering). I tried googling my problem, but all that gets me is
tutorials and the how-to-use guide. I was hoping someone here would
know what's wrong and how to fix it.

Thanks in advance!

Well, I got it to sort-of work now. It's not exactly how I want it,
and I still haven't figured out how it suddenly switched the way it
wanted to work, but I pieced something together. I'd still like to
know why it did what it did, though.

Is it possible that your image has multiple layers and that
(unknowingly) you were trying to use the filter on a layer for which the
filter would have no effect?


Or any chance that your image is in Grayscale mode? The filter will still work, but the effect will be not as if the image is RGB.

Greetings,
Peter
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