Use the >Color Range under the Select Menu. Then use the Eye Dropper to select color range and you can then adjust the "fuzziness" level of the color selection. It's pretty good for color removal like that old filter did. I use it quite a bit daily at work.
If you are still getting a white edge on things you can also use the Matting>Defringe or >RemoveWhite under the layers palette.
Hope that helps.
There is also a way to do it using the Channels (it's fairly simple). Copy layer, make a new channel, paste it, invert it. Select. Go back to layer and delete. That will remove the whites.
Thanks for the suggestions. I tried them all, but I wasn't getting the results I really wanted.
So I went back to see if I could find the Remove White filter for CS, and it turns out I just needed to add a certain DLL into my Photoshop folder. The filter works now, and everything is once again right in the world.
Vermin King: I appreciate the effort to do comics. Story line, setting up the scenes/frames, setting the dialog to be concise, and bringing it all together. All the best, sir
Sept 27, 2023 6:43:27 GMT -9
tomoko: Big hug to you, David. I'm alive and well, now I'm trying to draw comics :-D
Sept 27, 2023 1:52:15 GMT -9
okumarts: Good to "see" you tomoko. I hope you are doing well. We miss you.
Sept 25, 2023 7:25:45 GMT -9
Vermin King: That's the way this year seems to be going for a lot of us. Time just flies past
Sept 19, 2023 16:22:39 GMT -9
nullpointer: Aw crap, did I miss the cut on Papercuts?
Sept 19, 2023 6:23:54 GMT -9
Vermin King: Still here. The last year has been tough, but we are muddling through as best we can
Sept 11, 2023 5:56:08 GMT -9
tomoko: I am doing well! How are you doing, Friends? I miss you too! :-)
Sept 11, 2023 5:46:29 GMT -9
Vermin King: Time to vote is running out!
Sept 7, 2023 14:34:23 GMT -9
Vermin King: Best of Show voting is up!
Sept 5, 2023 16:28:25 GMT -9
Vermin King: I had gotten down to less than 1/16 of a mile and not being able to stand for more than 4 minutes without crumbling to the ground, so getting better. Now, I just need to get my folks improving
Sept 5, 2023 9:52:25 GMT -9
Vermin King: My stressful 2023 started in March, 2020, and fortunately, progress is keeping up with the set-backs ... for the most part. I'm still upright and last Monday, I was able to stretch my after-breakfast walk to 3/4 of a mile.
Sept 5, 2023 9:50:41 GMT -9
okumarts: Hey VK, I just got to look at the Shoutbox. I hope things are going ok. Everyone seems to be having a stressful 2023.
Sept 5, 2023 5:47:25 GMT -9
aleks: Cannot imagine what na hurricane will be in first person...finger crossed that Idalia will pass without arm you and your beloved
Aug 31, 2023 5:28:08 GMT -9
Vermin King: ignatious was in the path of Idalia and hasn't been on since before landfall. I know things have got to be chaotic down there, but keep him in your thoughts and prayers
Aug 31, 2023 3:34:24 GMT -9
Vermin King: Well, I am back for now. I will be sitting in tomorrow while Dad has other things he has to do. I will remember to take something to work on
Aug 29, 2023 12:46:03 GMT -9