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No color options for stroke or fill in Illustrator.

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Whenever I create an object, using the line segment tool or whatever, and go to change the color, the options for color aren't there anymore. I used to have 3 rows of color options that never changed since I installed the app, but now they're gone. Is there any way I can get them back. 

 

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No color options for stroke or fill in Illustrator.

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Whenever I create an object, using the line segment tool or whatever, and go to change the color, the options for color aren't there anymore. I used to have 3 rows of color options that never changed since I installed the app, but now they're gone. Is there any way I can get them back. 

 

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Please show a screenshot of what you are referring to.

Which version of Illustrator is it?

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Your comment helped me figure it out. Something about the file I was using was breaking it. Thanks

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You're welcome.

Swatches in Illustrator are document based. When opening a JPEG, PNG or other raster image, there won't be swatches. Also in other documents they could have been deleted.

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Try to choose an option in the Color panel fly out menu

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