I have this image:
What's the easiest way to convert the background from black to white?
It depends on the format of the source image and a few other factors.
Image -> Adjustments -> Invert (Ctrl + I).
Image -> Colors -> Invert.
Ctrl + Shift + I.
The quickest way.
right-click >> view image to see it larger)
Alternatively, here are the steps:
Image >> Adjustments >> Selective color
Black: slider all the way to the left.
If you don't want the numbers to turn white (or anything else for that matter), make sure you do NOT select them (by selecting everything else)
Granted, still a few mistakes, but there's no perfect "easy" way, unfortunately it'll take a little work to get rid of any nuances.
The easiest way is to invert the whole image with
This will of course invert the whole image, along with the background.
You can then shift the foreground colours back to a close (but not exact) match by inverting Hue (Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation > Hue: 180 degrees).
May the force be with you!