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  1. A workflow for properly exporting a dual colour-profiled document

    Having both RGB and CMYK in swatches is a great advantage if you want to have a single document exported both to screen and print - but it turned out to be a swatch mess... what about a way to acknowledge similar colors as "equivalents" so we could replace entire document swatches from RGB>CMYK (or the other way around) when this export is needed? changing them individually will eventually cause mistakes.
    and what about replacing entire link library from RGB>CMYK in order to export proper colours? I converted them and assigned all of their profiles in PS but now i…

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  2. Colours /Swatches Problem

    There is big problem in InDesign for colours, because not every one remember different type of CMYK property .
    Just take an idea so you can understand [ When you draw a owl in illustrator, so you have a lot of colours options to change by using colour helper or if need then add from swatches, it's that easy, but in InDesign that's very hard to that, because if you have to change colour then first you have to know that colours CMYK property, then you can add into swatches then you can use that colour. So that's the big…

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  3. Refresh available swatches after creating a new swatch in Paragraph styles window

    When you create or change a paragraph style, in the window where all the formats of the paragraph style are listed, you can change the character color, you can also create a new swatch by double clicking on the fill or stroke color icon. But once the new swatch is created, you can not imediately select it for your paragraph style, you have to change the category in the window (for example go to underline options), then go back to character color to use the new swatch.
    Instead it should be that when the create new swatch dialog is closed,…

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  4. Easy text export of color number information for Branding

    On branding projects, I have to provide my clients with all their color number information, and make it look pretty at the same time. A way to export or copy/paste the cmyk, rgb, hex, pantone, lab information would be hugely helpful! See example

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  5. CC Libaries won't load even though I'm signed in to my account

    CC Libaries won't load even though I'm signed in to my account. I'm trying to get to the color swatches that I've added to my library

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  7. Swatch Grouping

    The Color Group function is really useful, but it only works in the creation phase if you select multiple colours. There's no obvious way to add a colour to a group after it's been created - there's no contextual menu option, there's no palette menu option, and seemingly, you can't drag and drop it into the folder, which is counterintuitive as this is something users do all the time with Layers. Similarly, color groups should function the same way inside the CC Libraries palette. There should be a shortcut to add any selected Swatch or Color Group to the current…

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  8. Hex colors please!

    Really would like to be able to use HEX numbers for colors. I know InDesign is primarily for print, but some of us want to move our digital teams completely over to CC, and being able to use InDesign for digital work would be great...

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  9. Allow user-generated swatches to support no color, i.e. solid transparency

    Currently we can change the color of a swatch by dragging another swatch onto it. This does not work with the default [None] swatch. It would be so helpful if you included this functionality. To reiterate, I am requesting the ability to change the color of a user-created swatch to [None] by dragging the default [None] swatch onto it.

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  10. I would like to be able to choose the default color used when opening a new document.

    I use a lot of one color for business needs. It would help me out a lot if InDesign would default to that color for text and tables when opening a new document.

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  12. Complement and Inverse

    Why not have Complement and Inverse on the color menu, just like in Illustrator?

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  13. Überdrucken für Text auf Pfad

    Überdrucken auch für Volltonfarbigen Text auf Pfad. ;)

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  14. Large List view in the swatches panel

    Large List view in the swatches panel

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  15. Ability to change Default to None when deleting a Swatch

    When deleting a swatch, it would be helpful if there was a way to change the default 'Replace with' Swatch of Black to be None/another color so one could option-click the trash icon instead of having to select None from the drop-down each time (or make None a merge-able 'swatch').

    We get a lot of files where there are multiple swatches that aren't in use but don't get removed with 'delete all unused.' I don't think I've ever encountered a situation where I wanted to replace with Black anyway.

    If there's a way to do that already, please let me…

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