8.23. Extract Component

8.23.1. Overview

Obrázek 16.175. Extract Component applied

Extract Component applied

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Extract Component applied

Command Extract Component applied with default options.

8.23.2. Activating the Command

  • You can access this command from the main menu through ColorsComponentsExtract Component….

8.23.3. Options

Obrázek 16.176. Extract Component command options

„Extract Component“ command options


Presets are a common feature for several Colors commands. You can find its description in 8.1.1 – „Colors Common Features“.


Component to extract. Default is RGB Red: all layer pixels that have the red component in their color will be extracted to create gray pixels; gray pixel value is that of the red channel (e.g a 153;70;17 RGB pixel will give a 153;153;153 gray pixel).


Invert the extracted component.

Linear input

Use linear input instead of gamma corrected.

Blending Options, Preview and Split view

These are common features described in 8.1.1 – „Colors Common Features“.