Re: [Gimp-developer] now: project ideas, was: unified transform tool

> Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:16:28 -0500
> From: l elle stone gmail com
> To: peter mmiworks net
> CC: gimp-developer-list gnome org
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-developer] now: project ideas, was: unified transform tool
> One thing I wish Gimp had is a better eyedropper tool for checking
> color values. That is the one thing, practially the only thing, that
> PhotoShop had (and presumably still has) that I wish Gimp had. The
> PhotoShop eyedropper tool simultaneously showed RGB, CMYK, and LAB
> values, at user-settable 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit floating point
> precision. Right now if I want to find a LAB value for a color I have
> to export the image and open it with CinePaint or Krita.

Speaking of LAB, GIMP can decompose an image into LAB layers but (1) the LAB decomp has problems with gamma encoding and (2) it's not something you can simply eyedrop whenever you want to.

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Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.

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