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I want to create a color palette on my computer that I can reuse over and over in different documents.  I tried to "add a system palette" which creates an empty palette and I can name it but then as soon as I hit add a global color it switches it automatically to document palette and I can't figure out a way to get the color into the system palette.   Is there a way to do this that I am missing?  Thanks

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I believe that global colors are not available in System or Application palettes, only in Document palettes.

Possibly because there's no way for Affinity to track the usage of global colors across different documents, or applications. And therefore, if you changed a global color in an Application or System palette, any documents that supposedly used that color would no longer match the proper color.

-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 20H2 (19042.685),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop (2021-04-06):  32GB memory, Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz
, Intel UHD Graphics Comet Lake GT2 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
Affinity Photo 1.9.2.1035 and 1.9.4.1065 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.9.2.1035 and 1.9.4.1065 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.9.2.1035 and 1.9.2.1024 Beta

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I would probably use Add Current Fill to Palette:
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-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 20H2 (19042.685),
   Desktop: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970
   Laptop (2021-04-06):  32GB memory, Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz
, Intel UHD Graphics Comet Lake GT2 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
Affinity Photo 1.9.2.1035 and 1.9.4.1065 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.9.2.1035 and 1.9.4.1065 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.9.2.1035 and 1.9.2.1024 Beta

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