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Convert color to nearest pantone

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I have a completed design in RBG, and now I need to spec each color in the image (about 7 of them) to Pantone Solid Coated.  I see affinity has this in the swatches guide, but I NEED a way that I can select the current colors and have to convert it to the nearest pantone automatically.  (or, change the color to the nearest color in any set of swatches I guess).

I need to convert potentially hundreds of colors for a large project and would really benefit from an automated way to do this.  I don't want to eyeball each color or copy+paste hex values into pantone's website...

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1 hour ago, TunaTunaTuna said:

or, change the color to the nearest color in any set of swatches I guess

In the case of basic colors (fill, stroke) I understand it quite (although it is better to use straight colors from the swatch/palette), but how will it work for color effects?

For example, fx functions (emboss, shadows, gradients,... ), or color adjustments, which produce thousands of different colors shade. Changing them to the nearest shade of the palette can quite radically change the entire result.

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  • 10 months later...

I'd love to see this feature implemented as well. The ONLY reason I'd ever need to use Illustrator is the recolor artwork- tool. With one click you can browse through tons of different color options for artwork, and with one click, convert to Pantone. I hope this feature will soon be released.

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