Opening Photo CD Images

The PCD dialog box lets you specify resolution, image type, and apply color correction to a Kodak Photo CD image before you import it into CorelDRAW or Corel PHOTO-PAINT. The PCD dialog box opens only if you disable Suppress Filter Dialog check box in the Import An Image From Disk dialog box.

To open a Photo CD image

1 Do one of the following:

2 Choose the drive and folder of the file you want to open or import from the Look In list box.

3 Click the filename, then click the Open button. To choose the resolution of an image

1 Follow steps 1 to 3 from the "To open a Photo CD image" procedure.

2 Choose the resolution you want for your image from the Resolution list box.

To choose the image type

1 Follow steps 1 to 3 from the "To open a Photo CD image" procedure.

2 Choose the image type you want from the Image Type list box.

To adjust color in a Kodak Photo CD image

1 Follow steps 1 to 3 from the "To open a Photo CD image" procedure.

2 Do any of the following:

• Choose the amount you want the Red, Green, and Blue tint adjusted in your image, by adjusting their individual sliders.

• Choose the brightness level you want in your image, by adjusting the Brightness slider.

• Choose the degree of saturation you want in your image, by adjusting the Saturation slider.

• Choose the degree of contrast you want in your image, by adjusting the Contrast slider.

• The scene balance adjustment is made by the photofinisher at the time the original image is scanned and placed on the Photo CD disk. Enable the Subtract Scene Balance check box to remove the adjustments.

• A monitor's gamut is the range of color it can display. Enable the Show Colors Out Of Gamut check box, so the out-of-gamut pixels are rendered as pure red or pure blue. By doing this, you can identify out-of-gamut areas of the image and adjust accordingly.

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