Loading the Color Guide with user-defined colors


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Loading the Color Guide with user-defined colors

In concept, the Color Guide is great. It allows you to select a color in your Swatches panel and instantly generate many different variations of that color, all that work well inside of your design. However, many times the designer is forced to work within certain limitations of what colors they can use. For example, right now, I'm working inside of a CMYK document. If I think about the world or the Web or the screen, where RGB offers me far more colors to work with, especially bright colors, it doesn't really help me if the Color Guide suggests a really bright color that I can't achieve in a CMYK workflow. Or maybe I'm working in some kind of a Web-safe workflow where I only want to use one of the 216 Web-safe Colors.

Or maybe I'm creating some kind of design that's going to be printed via screen printing on a T-shirt, and in that case I need to only use spot colors, and I want to use colors from the Pantone Color Library. How can I get a Color Guide to work for...

Loading the Color Guide with user-defined colors
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Loading the Color Guide with user-defined colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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