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Creating Swatches from the Colors in the Current Design

Merge From Document creates swatches for every color in the current document in the swatch table of your choice. If your document has gradient fills, they will also be added to the swatch table.

  1. Open or create the swatch table that you want to save the colors in.
  2. From the View menu, point to Color and select Merge from Document.

    Merge from Document

  3. Select the color palette you want to store the color swatches in and click OK.

    If you access Merge from Document by right-clicking on a swatch table, the documents colors will be added to the swatch table without any prompting.

See Also

Working with Swatch Tables

Opening a Swatch Table

Closing a Swatch Table

Creating New Swatch Tables

Saving a Swatch Table to a File

Docked or Floating Swatch Tables

Changing the View of a Swatch Table

Hiding and Displaying Swatch Tables

Applying Colors from a Swatch Table

Adding a New Color to a Swatch Table

Copying a Color to another Swatch Table

Deleting Colors from a Swatch Table

Merging Similar Colors

Changing Color Order in a Swatch Table