Creating custom palettes

When you create a custom palette, the palette is empty and ready for you to choose the colors you want to include in it. You can create a custom palette that includes all the colors from the object that you selected or from the current document.

To create a custom palette

1 Click Window, Color Palette, Palette Editor.

2 Click the New button.

3 Specify a palette filename (.CPL file extension.)

4 Include a description of the palette in the Description box.

5 Click Save.

To create a new palette from Selection

1 Click Window, Color Palettes, Create Palette From Selection.

2 Specify a palette filename (.CPL file extension.)

3 Include a description of the palette in the Description box.

4 Click Save.

To create a new palette from a document

1 Click Window, Color Palettes, Create Palette From Document.

2 Specify a palette filename (.CPL file extension.)

3 Include a description of the palette in the Description box.

4 Click Save.

• The description you write in the Description box becomes the name of the new custom palette. If you do not write in a description, the filename is displayed as the palette name.

• Select your objects before using the New Palette From Selection command.

• A document must be open before using the New Palette From Document command.

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