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I am not sure if this is a bug or intended design, but if the latter this is a potentially hazardous feature. If you create a document palette and then define a global color swatch and make sure that you assign an object e.g. fill using that color swatch (so that you can see that there is a link with the object and the swatch), then modify the swatch's color definition (and see the object to change the color accordingly), then go on and select the object and assign it a fill from "Recent colors" (which shows both the changed and original color definitions of the same swatch), you see, as expected the object to have the fill color changed to that earlier color and also lose the link to the global color swatch as listed in the document palette. But now if you deselect all and change again the color definition of the global color swatch shown in the document palette, the color of the object (using the earlier instance of the swatch) changes to match the modified definition. That is, it still has the link to the original swatch even if it does not show this. The link can be broken only by selecting the object and manually redefning for it a new color value, removing the color definition, or by assigning a new global or local color swatch. I wonder if this could be changed so that the recent color loses its connection to a subsequently changed global color swatch and becomes a global color of its own, or just a mere color definition without any connections?
I just discovered the 'Add Global Colour to Swatch,' but after I added it I couldn't tell the difference in a Local and Global color swatch. Is there a way to do this, or do we need a badge/identifier added to the global color swatches in a future update? Thanks for any help!