Choosing a color by blending other colors

You can only blend colors that are in your default on-screen Color Palette. If you want to blend other colors, change the default on-screen Color Palette. You can increase or decrease the number of blended color swatches displayed by changing the color grids' cell size. You can select multiple colors from the Color Blend area to add to your custom palettes. For more information see "Customizing Color Palettes" on page 320.

To choose the fill or outline color of an object

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Do one of the following:

• Open the Fill Tool flyout, and click the Uniform Fill button to change the fill color.

• Open the Outline Tool flyout, and click the Outline Color Dialog button to change the outline color.

3 Click the Mixers tab.

4 Click the Options button, and select Mixers, Color Blend.

5 Click each of the four color pickers, and choose a color from each of the four color pickers.

6 In the color selection area, click the color you want to choose.

To change the color grid cell size

1 Follow steps 1 to 4 from the previous procedure.

2 Slide the Size Slider to select the grid cell size you want to use.

^ • When selecting a color you choose an out of gamut color. An in gamut button then appears to the left of the new selected color. Clicking the in gamut button selects the closest in gamut color.

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