Choosing a color by setting numeric values

You can select a color by entering the values of its color components. The color components you can change depend on the color model being used to define the color. You can select a color by entering the values of its color components only while in the Models or Mixers areas.

To choose the uniform 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 Options button and select the a color model.

4 Type values in the color value boxes.

The color model you choose will determine the color values you can change. For example, if you choose RGB, then the color values are Red, Green, and Blue. If you choose HSB, then the values are Hue, Saturation, and Brightness.

You can type in numeric values only for the Models and Mixers areas. You can not change any of the numeric values within the Fixed or Custom Palette areas. The range of acceptable values varies from color model to color model.

¿n • You can also change the color model and numeric color values of an object by selecting it with the Interactive Fill tool, then changing the color component values on the Property Bar.

• You are not able to select a color by entering the values of its color components for Fixed or Custom Palette. You are able to view the color component values in different color models.

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