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Get/Set Custom Project Colors

If more than one person is working on a project, you might want to share a set of custom colors with other team members, or possibly provide special colors for use across the whole project. You would then:

  • Capture the custom or project colors you have defined, in the project file, or
  • Retrieve a set of colors someone else has defined, from the project file

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Configure > Reference Data > Settings > Colors > Get Project Custom Colors

Configure > Reference Data > Settings > Colors > Get Project Custom Colors

Set custom project colors in the project file

Step

Action

See also

1

Define the custom colors on the 'Standard Colors' page of the 'Preferences' dialog.

Create Custom Colors

2

Select the 'Set Project Custom Colors' option.

This message displays:

Project Custom Colors export successful. 16 custom colors saved to the project file.

3

Click on the OK button.

Notify the appropriate users that the colors are available for importing.

Get project custom colors from the project file

Step

Action

See also

1

Select the 'Get Project Custom Colors' option.

This message displays:

Project Custom Colors import successful. 16 custom colors imported from the project file.

2

The custom colors are now available at the end of the color pallets of the 'Default Appearance' dialog and 'Connector Appearance' dialog.

  • If the colors do not show, select 'Start > Workspace > Preferences > Standard Colors' and select the 'Show Project Custom Colors in Color Combo Boxes' checkbox.
Set an Element's Default Appearance Format Toolbar