Applying a uniform fill

You can apply uniform fills using the Uniform Fill dialog box, the Interactive Fill tool, or the on-screen Color Palette. The Uniform Fill dialog box lets you exercise more control over the fill. The other on-screen methods let you apply color more quickly and easily. You can also mix colors in a solid fill by using the Interactive Fill tool in conjunction with the on-screen Color Palette. To select a color from a specific color model, see "Working with color" on page 303.

To apply a uniform fill using the Uniform Fill dialog box

K I Select the object with the Pick tool. jl 2 Open the Fill Tool fly out, and click Fill Color Dialog.

3 Choose a color model from the Model list box.

4 Click a color from the Color Bar and from the visual selector.

• You can also enter the color components of a color in the appropriate boxes.

To apply a uniform fill using the Interactive Fill tool

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Open the Interactive Fill flyout, and click the Interactive Fill tool.

3 On the Property Bar, choose Uniform Fill from the Fill Type list box.

4 Choose a color model from the Uniform Fill Type list box.

5 Adjust the color by typing values in the appropriate boxes, then press

ENTER.

To apply a uniform fill using the Color Palette

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Click the color you want from the on-screen Color Palette.

^ • You can also drag a color from the Color Palette to any object. As the mouse pointer moves over the object, it changes shape to show where the color will be applied. Holding down SHIFT while you drag over an object applies only the fill attributes to the object.

• You can display multiple Color Palettes on-screen to access swatches quickly.

To mix a color using the Color Palette

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Hold down CTRL, and click a color from the Color Palette. Release the mouse button before releasing CTRL.

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