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CorelDraw 101: Color Management Tools

Create Color Palette



Create New Palette
Choose Window, Color Palettes, Palette Editor to open the Palette Editor window.





Name New Palette
Click on New Palette icon (highlighted with a yellow rectangle in the illustration above) to open New Palette window. Choose where you would like to save the new palette in the Save In window (usually saved to the default directory for easy access: C:\\Program Files\Corel\Grahics*\Custom\Palettes, where * represents the program version). Type the name you would like for your Palette in the File Name window. Click Save. Your new palette will appear in the Palette Editor window.





Add Color to New Palette
Click the Add Color button. The Select Color window will open presenting all CorelDraw color choices. Choose the first color you would like to add to the palette from one of the preset palettes. Click Add to Palette. Add more, or click close to return to the Palette Editor Window. The sample above shows 7 colors added to the palette New Palette. You can also add your own names to colors by selecting the color and changing the name near the bottom of the screen.





Edit Palette Color
Click on the color you would like to edit. Click on the Edit Color button and choose a replacement color.





Close Palette Editor
Click on OK at the bottom of the Palette Editor Screen to close Palette Editor. You will have to open the palette you created to see it on the screen (see next topic).

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CorelDraw 101 Tutorial Index

Color Palette Overview
Preset Color Palettes
Create Color Palette
Open Color Palette
Customizing Palette Display
Moving a Color Palette
Outline/Fill with Palette
Set Default with Palette
Using Web Safe Color

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Created: January 4, 2001
Revised: January 4, 2001