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Tip of the Week: Quick New Color Swatches

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If you're creating a new style (paragraph, character, or object) and you realize you don't have the color you need in your Swatches panel, just double-click the fill or stroke color proxy to bring up the New Color Swatch dialog box.

Creating a new color swatch

Bob Levine
Bob Levine is a graphic designer and a consultant focused on providing InDesign training and guidance in developing efficient, collaborative workflows to those moving from QuarkXPress or PageMaker. An Adobe Certified Expert in both InDesign and InCopy, Bob has written articles for InDesign Magazine and is an Adobe User to User forums host. He has more than 15 years of industry experience and has been using InDesign since version 1.0. For more background, visit his website, or his blog,
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