[scribus] How to show all colours in Scribus?

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 21 14:02:21 UTC 2011

On 04/21/2011 04:36 AM, Ian "Witty" Whitfield wrote:
> Hi all
> I've been using Scribus very successfully for the past couple of years
> to produce my Monthly Newsletter.
> Yesterday I started to layout a new form I needed for my Members in
> OpenOffice and soon found I missed the capabilities I'm now used to in
> Scribus so changed to that. Everything worked out fine except for my
> Colour Selection.
> For some reason I only have about 12 colours showing in the selection
> box whereas with my Newsletter I have very many more!
> How do I get the full colour range available to me in my new form??

There really isn't such a thing as a "full colour range". There are 
different palettes.

You can switch palettes only by opening Edit > Colours with no document 

As a.l.e says you can add colours as you wish.
You can also import colors from another document with the Edit Colours 
dialog -- this may be the most efficient way to add a number of colours 
at once. Making empty documents with different palettes might help you 
do this.

Keep in mind that several of the palettes you might use are spot colours 
from some particular ink manufacturer, and therefore may not be what you 
want at all.


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