Subject: Creating color books



You may have a color book given to you by a client, developed by a third-party, or you can create your own. Each color book has an .acb extension and is saved auto­matically in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format.

To create a color book

   1   Click Select Color in the desired dialog box, such as Layers, Drawing Settings, Properties, or Multiline Text.

The Color dialog box opens.

   2   Click the Color Books tab.

   3   Click Color Book Editor.

   4   In the Color Book Editor dialog box, click the New tool ().

   5   In Color Book Name, enter the name of the color book. This name will appear in the list of color books on the Color Books tab in the Color dialog box.

   6   Do the following to define organizational pages in the color book:

   In the contents of the color book, click an existing page or color where you want to add a page.

   Define a color in the palette.

   Enter the name of the page, and then click Add Page.

   7   Do the following to define colors in the color book:

   In the contents of the color book, click an existing page or color where you want to add a color.

   Define a color in the palette.

   Enter the name of the color, and then click Add Color.

   8   Do any of the following to change existing pages and colors in the color book:

   Modify pages and colors — Select a page or color in the color book, define its new color settings in the palette, enter any changes to its name, and then click Modify.

   Delete pages and colors — Select a page or color in the color book, and then click Delete.

   Rearrange pages and colors — Select a page or color in the color book, and then click the up arrow () or down arrow ().

   9   In the Color Book Editor dialog box, click the Save tool ().

   10   Enter a filename for the color book, and then click Save.

By default, the file is saved in the default folder where CADdirect searches for color books.

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