CS^ - make the palletes show the name of color

Explorer ,
Dec 18, 2021 Dec 18, 2021

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hello. I don't know if is a swatches windows thing. But here and there I prefer that the illustrator showed the name of color when we move the mouse  for a hint.

In the attached image, it shows the cmyk code:

 

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 18, 2021 Dec 18, 2021
The tooltip does show the name. By default, a swatch is named after its CMYK or RGB code. Double-click on it, name it something else, and that name will be shown.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 18, 2021 Dec 18, 2021

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The tooltip does show the name. By default, a swatch is named after its CMYK or RGB code.

Double-click on it, name it something else, and that name will be shown.

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Explorer ,
Dec 20, 2021 Dec 20, 2021

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Oh, maybe it wasn't so in the old versions. the reference book that I have is old. it shows the tips with the classic names: night blue, red carmezin, etc

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Dec 21, 2021 Dec 21, 2021

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It's been that way at least as far back as CS5.

They may have been using a document profile or a swatch library in which those swatches were named.

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