PLEASE!!!! The most powerful design app in the world, and after all these years STILL no HSB in the color picker.
Hue, saturation and value are by far the best ways to create and use color, in nearly anything. All of the other color selections/spaces (CMYK, RGB, LAB, etc) should flow from there, secondarily. Illustrator and Photoshop have always supported HSB(V), and yet as amazing a design tool as InDesign is – it still doesn't. Many of us have been asking for years, and I'm surprised that there aren't more requests ... I think many of us have given up. You can do it, Adobe! You would make a lot of designers very happy, and add a very powerful missing feature to an otherwise awesome app. Thanks.
HSB option has been added to Color Picker and other panels for better experience.
Please try out InDesign’s latest update Id 16.0.
Let us know your feedback in the comments.
Abhinav Kaushik (AK)
Micah Beard commented
The thing that is so appealing about the HSB color picker is that it is so easy to use. I think there could be a more intuitive CMYK color picker that would be true to the CMYK color space, but still use the same user interface as the HSB color picker.
HOW has this only 21 votes?
I can't even change the brightness of a color with a slider, this is ridiculous. It's 2018 boys!
Jake Birnbaum commented
When you're in Illustrator, selecting a color in CMYK color space using HSB, the color changes slightly to conform to the CMYK color space. This makes it easier to select colors, since HSB is the standard for selecting colors in every other application in the Adobe Suite. Except for Indesign? I love Indesign but it feels like I'm using a relic every time I have to use it's color picker. I understand that it's more accurate, especially for a print color space, but it's hard to start from a CMYK color space when you're looking for a specific color on the fly, and it's easier to switch to a lab space for pin-point accuracy. It's unintuitive and makes saturating colors and creating color palettes a nightmare. Surprised this hasn't been added already.