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Matching a Color from the Color Libraries

From the Find tab in the Color Specs - dialog box:

  1. Select the swatch table that contains the color you want to match.
  2. From the list on the left, select the color to search for.

    You can also use your measuring device to measure a specific color by clicking the Measure button.

    (See "Setting Up Your Color Meter" for information on how to configure a color measurement device.)

  3. From the list on the right, select the desired vendors and types.
  4. From the Tolerance dropdown list, select the desired search tolerance.
  5. Click Search.

    The matches closest to the selected color are displayed in the list near the bottom of the screen. When you select a color from the list, the swatch panel will display the original color on top and the color found in the Color Library on the bottom.

    1. New Color

    2. Original Color

  6. Select the desired color from the list.
  7. Do one of the following:
  8. When finished, click OK.

See Also

Color Specs - Find Tab