WIndjammer Posted January 13, 2017 Share Posted January 13, 2017 Hi Forum, For a number of years, I have created icons for Google My Maps users. If you want to see them you can find some here. PdN has always been my tool for doing so. The process is quite straight forward and I have used a number of plugins to help me create what them. I am now in the process of starting a new generation of Map Icons and I am looking to this forum for help me with streamlining this process. The old generation of icons were single colour icons, the new generation will be multi-coloured. I have created a template file looking like this as a finished product. This icon has: - A shadow around it (added in a separate Layer) - A 20% transparent White inner frame to make it lighter (added in a separate Layer) - The top of the frame has an 80% transparent White added to it (added in a separate Layer) - The bottom of the frame has an 80% transparent Black added to it (added in a separate Layer) - The Frame has colour Strong PINK (HEX: BF1140) (RGB 191,17,64) placed in a separate Layer in my PDN-file and looks like this: All pixels with colour has the same colour. Some pixels are transparent, with different levels of transparency. The First Step is to Recolour this new icon Frame Layer to my 15 Base Colours. How should/could I go about doing this? I will use this process a lot in creating the new icons. Many of them will exist in several categories (colours). Almost all of the new ones will have many colours when I start working on them off pictures or symbols found on the Internet. I have tried the following previously: - PdN native Recolour tool => Uses a brush, not what I need. - eFunds Color Replace => not working for this, OR I don´t understand how it works... It is old as well, really old. - YellowAfterlife's Channel Swap => not working for this, OR I don´t understand how it works... - MJW's Color Clearer => not working for this, OR I don´t understand how it works... - ReMake's Color Range (ReMake 2016) => not working for this, OR I don´t understand how it works... - Anthony Scoffler's Replace Colors => would work IF I didn't have to choose the Transparency. - SilverHammer/Max Anselm's Advanced Recoloring/Advanced Color Replacement => Seems to Work for this example but I really don't understand how or why it works... It was posted on January 17, 2009 and never updated after. What I would like to see is a plugin that simply converts ALL Colours to the one I set and leaves Transparency as it is. To me, this seems like a very basic and simple function and I cannot believe no one has made this possible yet, or has someone? If you want to be a little advanced the Colour I set could be picked up with the Color Picker or entered as text, or be the Primary/Secondary Color. Best, //Matthias Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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