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Black & White Adjustment is wrong

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Now and then I am too lazy to convert a coloured image into a "real" greyscale file, so using the Black & White Adjustment in Publisher would be a nice tool. But this Adjustment seems to have severe problems with blue and red. I attached three images to see the effect in a) Publisher and b) the Black & White Adjustment directly used in APhoto.

bw-before.jpg

bw-after.jpg

bw-afphoto.jpg


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Windows 10 | i5-8500 CPU | Intel UHD 630 Graphics | 8 GB RAM | Latest Retail and Beta versions of complete Affinity range installed

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I get identical results in both applications, matching the 3rd image you provided.

Perhaps there's something else in the Publisher document that's causing a problem. Can you share a .afpub file that shows it?


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 2004 (19041.388),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop:  8GB memory, Intel Core i7-3625QM @ 2.30GHz, Intel HD Graphics 4000 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Affinity Photo 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.815 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.815 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.798 Beta.

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Call me an idiot ... please! Placed a RGB in a CMYK document. But anyway, this is a big difference from a dark blue to nearly white? Living with my idiocy presented to the public or hiding this thread, thats the question ... :$


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25 minutes ago, Joachim_L said:

Placed a RGB in a CMYK document.

I didn't even think of that possibility, or I'd have tried it and (probably) spotted the problem :)


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 2004 (19041.388),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop:  8GB memory, Intel Core i7-3625QM @ 2.30GHz, Intel HD Graphics 4000 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Affinity Photo 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.815 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.815 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.8.5.703 and 1.9.0.798 Beta.

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