* All Custom Colours to use a single savable palette

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All Custom Colours to use a single savable palette

Post by LornaCraig » 03 Dec 2012 20:09

I would like all Custom Colours to use a single custom colour palette which can be saved or, failing that, for the two separate palettes both to be savable.

As discussed in a recent thread, at present the only Custom Colours that can be saved permanently in a custom colour palette are those used in:

Diagram Options > General tab > Sundry Colours and
Diagram Options > General tab > Background > Options

A separate custom colour palette, called ‘Custom Colors’ (American spelling, even when the language preference is set to UK) is used for all of the following:

Insert into Diagram > (shape, line, etc) > Format > Line and Fill  Color
Diagram Options > General tab > Relationship descriptions > Font > Colour
Diagram Options > General tab > No-offspring marker > Options   Color
Diagram Options > General tab > Check for Duplicates > Options > Edit Line/Fill  Color
Diagram Options > General tab > Number out-of-sequence spouses > Font > Colour
Diagram Options > Text  tab   Edit Text Scheme: Font Edit > Colour
Diagram Options > Boxes tab  Edit Features for Box Fill, Box Line & Text Colour
Diagram Options > Lines tab  Normal/Crossing Lines colour

The colours selected for this palette are available for the duration of the session using FH but the palette cannot be saved beyond the current session.  They can be retrieved by copying each one from a saved chart or by keeping note of the numerical values of Hue, Sat, Lum, Red, Green, Blue but this is unnecessarily cumbersome.


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All Custom Colours to use a single savable palette

Post by tatewise » 04 Dec 2012 09:29

I have reported this deficiency directly to Calico Pie via their support E-mail.
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All Custom Colours to use a single savable palette

Post by Cambiz » 05 Dec 2012 17:02

This wish has been added to the list

Please vote on it here:

http://www.fhug.org.uk/wishlist/wldispl ... lwlref=519

(Note: If Calico Pie determine this is a bug and add it to a release candidate could someone point this out whereupon this wish can be closed.)

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