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Another color palette instead grey as default???

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17 hours ago, Capitanos said:

Is there any way to change the standard palette from grey to another.

I think the answer is NO. I can create palettes as default for colour spaces and they are there with newly created documents, BUT they are NOT the SELECTED ones when you open a document. So you always go to the swatches dropdown to select "your" palette. Maybe one of the devs provide us with the information how to change the Application.xml for those entries:

<SwatchListMode>True</SwatchListMode>

<SelectedPaletteType>3</SelectedPaletteType>

<SwatchCellWidth>0</SwatchCellWidth>

<SelectedPaletteName>PANTONE+ CMYK Coated</SelectedPaletteName>

 

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5 hours ago, Joachim_L said:

Maybe one of the devs provide us with the information how to change the Application.xml for those entries:

As best as I can tell, that would not be any help for Mac users because no swatch panel info is stored in XML formatted files in the Mac versions.


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You can create an Application palette in the Swatches panel, and give it an appropriate name, and fill in some colors.

Then you can make it the default for a particular color space (RGB/8, CMYK/8, etc.). Then when you create a new document in that color space, or (I think) Open a document in that color space, your application palette will be the one selected by default.


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12 minutes ago, walt.farrell said:

Then when you create a new document in that color space, or (I think) Open a document in that color space, your application palette will be the one selected by default.

No. I even reset the latest beta. Make a new document or open an old document with the default palette it will always end up with the Greyscale palette being selected.

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1 minute ago, Joachim_L said:

No. I even reset the latest beta. Make a new document or open an old document with the default palette it will always end up with the Greyscale palette being selected.

Windows? or Mac?

But I do seem to have misinterpreted the behavior of the current 1.8.3 beta for Designer. There it is actually remembering the last palette I used, regardless of the document color space.

 


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Switching to the correct default palette isn't working for me either.


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Capitano's question has been asked a long time ago and was posted as a feature request, if I remember correctly.

I   ( sort of )   resolved the problem by adding some much used colors to the grey palette. 

They are colors I use most when starting up a drawing to differetiate between the various objects if they're very close together.


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43 minutes ago, catlover said:

Capitano's question has been asked a long time ago and was posted as a feature request, if I remember correctly

Perhaps, but the function exists already. The question now is, does it work, and if not has Serif accepted it as a bug?


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