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Chapter 13. WORKING IN COLOR > Using the Swatches Panel

Using the Swatches Panel

Once you have defined a color in the Color Mixer, you need to store that color so you can define other colors. To do that, you use the Swatches panel.

To add a color to the Swatches panel:

1.
Define the color in the Color Mixer.

2.
Click the Add to Swatches panel button in the Color Mixer 8. The Add to Swatches dialog box appears 9.

Figure 8. Click the Add to Swatches button (circled) to add a color from the Color Mixer to the Swatches panel.


Figure 9. The Add to Swatches dialog box allows you to rename the color and set it as process or spot.


3.
Name the color.

4.
Set the color as process or spot. (See the sidebar, “ Process or Spot? ” on page 164.)

5.
Click OK. The color is added to the Swatches panel.


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