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Import and export custom colors

You can export your custom color swatch sets to a file on disk and then import them again later. This lets you share your custom colors with others, or keep libraries of colors for different projects.

To export custom swatches

You can export all the custom colors in a set.

  1. In the Properties panel, in the Appearances category, at the top of the Color Picker, click the More Swatches button Cc294514.93242986-a86a-41c9-9a1c-3440d2c25d80(en-us,Expression.40).gif.

  2. In the Swatch gallery, in the Categories section, click the name of a swatch set.

  3. At the bottom of the Swatch gallery, click the Swatch options Cc294514.580a6978-9a74-422a-b48e-61739a9087b7(en-us,Expression.40).png icon, and click Export Swatch Library.

  4. Name the file and select a location.

To import custom swatches

  1. In the Properties panel, in the Appearances category, at the top of the Color Picker, click the More Swatches button Cc294514.93242986-a86a-41c9-9a1c-3440d2c25d80(en-us,Expression.40).gif.

  2. At the bottom of the Swatch gallery, click the Swatch options Cc294514.580a6978-9a74-422a-b48e-61739a9087b7(en-us,Expression.40).png icon, and click Import Swatch Library.

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