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    4 comments  ·  Adobe InDesign: Bugs » Colors/Swatches  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Serious problems with CC Library swatches across InDesign and Illustrator.

    In regards to the original issue of this post, if I create a Pantone swatch in InDesign, save it to CC Libraries, open Illustrator, right-click the swatch in Libraries panel and choose Edit, it THEN adds a CMYK magenta swatch. It doesn't even give me dialogue box for editing the swatch, just adds it to the swatches panel. It retains the name of the Pantone colour though once in the document.

    Secondary issue: In Illustrator, if you right-click that same swatch from the Libraries panel and choose 'add colour to swatches' then it adds TWO RGB spot colour swatches?!?! This is into a CMYK document as well. The swatch is now named with RGB values, so there's no reference to the Pantone colour it came from.

    Third issue: If you create a CMYK swatch in Illustrator with a that's NOT a global swatch and add it to CC Libraries, then it strips whatever name it had and names it with the HEX code. If you make the swatch global and add it to Libraries then it will retain the name, BUT if you try to import that swatch into InDesign it adds it as a CMYK spot colour!

    All these bugs are beyond a joke. I can't believe there's no cross-program compatibility for swatches! I'll go back to importing .ase files until this is resolved.

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