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  1. Add more than 1 color swatch at a time to CC Libraries

    I'd like to add a group of color swatches in one quick instead of one by one. It would save me a lot of time!

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  2. Let InDesign pick RGB colors from RGB images in RGB Blend Space

    InDesign will be used for onscreen documents ore and more.
    Please facilitate that in the eyedropper.

    Maybe an easy switch to make a document RGB or CMYK would help (like in Ai).

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  3. Add Text color for Paragraph Borders

    For Paragraph Rules we can choose 'Text Color'. Please add that to Paragraph Borders as well.

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  4. Apply color to linked vector file

    Add the feature to apply the color to linked vector file directly in InDesign (as at present you can apply the color to bitmap or grayscale raster file).

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  5. Copy CMYK, RGB values in Color Picker as text

    I would like to be able to copy RGB or CMYK values as text so I can paste them elsewhere. This would be helpful in my daily work where I make color palettes and then describe them with text in a brand guide.

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  6. Copy CMYK, RGB values in Color Picker as text

    I would like to be able to copy RGB or CMYK values as text so I can paste them elsewhere. This would be helpful in my daily work where I make color palettes and then describe them with text in a brand guide. See the attached screenshot where I am currently updating CMYK and RGB values by hand from the color picker.

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  7. Copy CMYK, RGB values in Color Picker as text

    I would like to be able to copy RGB or CMYK values as text so I can paste them elsewhere. This would be helpful in my daily work where I make color palettes and then describe them with text in a brand guide. See the attached screenshot where I am currently updating CMYK and RGB values by hand from the color picker.

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  8. Allow patterned fills like in Microsoft Word

    More advanced graphic design software like Microsoft Word enables a pattern (with colour options) to be applied to a solid form. InDesign lacks this feature.

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  9. Pantone libraries for color bridge CMYK formulas do not match the published Pantone formulas.

    InDesign team advised Adobe has their own conversion. That's unacceptable. Designers need the confidence that the color libraries are in fact what they are called in CS. Any time a project goes to press and does not meet expectations, a printer can simply say - those colors are not the correct pantones and leave the designer holding the bag. Yes we can manually enter the correct values. But, unless designers experience a project go wrong, they're probably trusting Adobe libraries to be what they're called in CS. Adobe needs to update the libraries, or delete them, or simply call them…

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  10. Swatch-panner [mark] if colors are added with ink management

    If the colors are edited with [ink management]
    than it would be helpful if you can see it in the swatch-panel
    (Like the FullColor-marking behind the swatch)

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    Make [ink management]-setting a PDF-export-setting (in LowRes for example)

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  11. Swatch-panner [mark] if colors are added with ink management

    If the colors are edited with [ink management]
    than it would be helpful if you can see it in the swatch-panel

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    Make [ink management]-setting a PDF-export-setting (in LowRes for example)

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  12. Allow library swatches to be added to swatch palette

    How is it that you can't tell the library to move one or all of your colors in a library into your swatch palette? This should be a standard feature.

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  13. 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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  14. Transpaencies

    Please can transparencies be added to the 'Shading and Border' feature?

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  15. Properties Panel Appearance Section

    In the classic "swatches panel" with the "direct selection tool" selected, you can quickly select a text box and change the color of the text within without needing to switch to the text tool. You just select the box and click the "T" within the swatches panel.

    You can not do this with the properties panel. You have to do the extra steps of switching tools to the text and manually selecting the text. Why can't this feature be available as a part of the "appearance" section of the "properties panel" under the "fill" options.

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  16. Add an x to close out a color theme box easily like other panels

    Make it easier to close out the color theme box after using the color theme eye dropper tool. Currently, you have to reselect the color theme tool in the toolbar and press esc, which is not at all obvious, simple, or easy to remember.

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  18. Live color separation

    In Indesign we create the document mostly for printing. But it will be good have a live color separation preview option what is there in Adobe Illustrator.

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  20. Larger Colour Swatch Window and Colour Creation Tools

    When creating or changing a colour in the swatch window the square that shows the colour is tiny and the dragging tools be it in RGB or CMYK are the only way to choose a colour. I feel like more options could easily be availble here in terms of how to pick a colour, like a large "rainbow" grid to drag the mouse around to select exactly what you want. The current system, larger with more fidelity would be incredible!

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