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Getting started with Palette Picker

Tutorial created by Team WebAssist

Categories: Free Tools, Dreamweaver


Get started with Palette Picker to color pick directly from Adobe Kuler's color themes - in a Dreamweaver panel.

arrow downWhat you need to start

  1. Dreamweaver CS4 or newer
  2. WebAssist Free Tools extension installed
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    - Download it.
    - Learn how to install a Dreamweaver extension.

arrow downUse the color picker

  1. Open the file in Dreamweaver you want to update (or add) colors on. This may be a web page or a stylesheet.
  2. In the main Dreamweaver menu, click WebAssist > PalettePicker
  3. In the PalettePicker panel (which you can dock if you like), select a category you want to browse, such as Most Popular, or select tag and type in a keyword
  4. Look for a color scheme you like
  5. In Code view, select the area on your page you want to specify a color for.
  6. Highlight an existing chunk of color data with your mouse that you want updated. In the example below, I've selected a color on my style sheet.

  7. In the PalettePicker panel, click the color you want to use instead.

  8. Notice the color get replaced in your code.

arrow downFor more...

View the PalettePicker help documentation for more information.

Visit the Free Tools support page for more Free Tools tutorials and documentation.

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