8.36. Hot

8.36.1. Overview

This command identifies and modifies pixels which might cause problem when displayed onto PAL or NTSC TV screen.

8.36.2. Activate the command

You can access the command from the image menu bar through ColorsHot.

This command only works on images in RGB mode, and only if the active layer does not have an alpha channel. Otherwise the menu entry is insensitive and grayed out.

8.36.3. Options

Figure 15.194. Hot options

Hot options

Mode

You have to select the TV mode: PAL or NTSC.

Action

You can select:

  • Reduce Luminency

  • Reduce Saturation

  • Blacken: this will turn hot pixels to black.

Create a new layer

With this option, work will be performed on a new layer instead of the image. This will give you peace of mind!