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I just downloaded the trial for Affinity Photo and using the M1 MacBook Pro , the color replacement tool isn't working if I use an existing png or try to create a new file in Affinity.  Is that available in the trial or are there any issues using the M1?  When I select the color and then click the image nothing happens.  Any advice is greatly appreciated, was hoping to buy this but not spending the money if this won't work.

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The trial works just like the retail version, only it is limited in time.
Correct layer in Layers panel is selected? Pixel layer, not Image layer?

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Also, please make sure you understand how the Color Replacement Brush Tool is supposed to work. It does not work like many users seem to expect it would, and it might simply be doing something you don't expect or recognize.

Help: https://affinity.help/photo/en-US.lproj/pages/Painting/replaceClrs.html (note that it replaces the Hue, not the Saturation nor Lightness) 

Also: https://affinity.help/photo/en-US.lproj/pages/Tools/tools_clrReplacementBrush.html

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7 hours ago, walt.farrell said:

(note that it replaces the Hue, not the Saturation nor Lightness) 

Which, as I (among others) have mentioned many times, is why it should have been named the Hue Replacement Tool.

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Thanks both for the feedback, yes definitely not what I am used to but I was able to figure something that will work for what i needed.  Use the selection brush and select all the parts needed, then select the color , then select Layer -> New Fill Layer, then Select -> Deselect


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