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Gradients and Global Colors

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If you set one of the color nodes in a gradient using a global color swatch, it seems to copy out the color instead of referencing the global color.  As a result, if the global color is changed the gradient does not update.

It would be much better if the gradient updated along with other users of the global color swatch.

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This would be great, I bet that it more than likely means a major rewrite of the code for the gradient tool. Unless the team has included this already and we haven't found out how to do it.


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I am skeptical that this would take a "major" rewrite - maybe a minor one...  but that is ultimately for Serif to decide.

In any case, it would be a more correct level of functionality.

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