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2029 Views 11 Replies Latest reply: Apr 7, 2006 5:34 PM by Gerry Straathof
Depends on what you mean by color schemes.
The backgrounds in the included themes for keynote are png. To change those colors (including the white theme and black theme) requires a trip through photoshop.
If you have an object whose color you want to change, and that object is set as a shape or a font then you can set the color for one and copy that style. Select another user-alterable item and paste that style. This is found in the Format menu.
The copy style will copy shadow and stroke settings as well, for both shapes and text.Shiney iMac G5 with iSight & many cool hats, Mac OS X (10.4.3), Dying ibook G4 with cranky tendancies
Dont forget Apples colour picker lets you save colours by adding to the series of boxes at the bottom of the pallette. They are available to all applications.
Not exactly an eye dropper but a shortcut non the lessG5/dual 2.0, Mac OS X (10.4.5)
In the color picker, click the magnifying glass, then move it over the color you want to copy, and click again. The color picker now moves to that color.iSight iMac 2.1, flat panel imac 700, ibook G4 1G, Performa 6116CD, Mac OS X (10.4.4)
I have a related question: I will be taking over the layout for a newsletter, using one of the Pages templates.
However, the newsletter will be copied in black and white (incl: greyscale) only.
Is there a way to change a template to black and white, wholesale, so I can see what it looks like on the screen?
Or will I have to repeatedly print out versions to see the effect of removing color?
Thanks in advance for you help.G5 Dual 2.0, Mac OS X (10.3.5)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 24, 2006 3:47 PM (in response to Barbara Brundage)
In the color picker, click the magnifying glass, then
move it over the color you want to copy, and click
again. The color picker now moves to that color.
The magnifying glass technique is an easy way to match colors.
iMac G4 Mac OS X (10.4.5)iMac G4, Mac OS X (10.4.5)
Use the colorsync option in the print dialoue to choose the quartz filter 'gray tone' and then preview it.
You should see it as greyscale.
If you wanted to see it as black and white, there is a quartz filter for that as well.
(choose print, then choose colorsync, then choose the quartz filter you want. Any previews after that point will have those presets)
Gerry.Shiney iMac G5 with iSight & many cool hats, Mac OS X (10.4.3), Dying ibook G4 with cranky tendancies
Currently Being ModeratedApr 7, 2006 12:09 PM (in response to Gerry Straathof)Hi All,
I have a strange situation where the color picker has lost all its mode changing tools. It has defaulted to crayons, and the little icons that used to be above the crayons but below the long color swatch box are gone! How do I get them back, I like crayons, but need the RGB sliders!
BrianiBook dual USB, Mac OS X (10.4.6)
Currently Being ModeratedApr 7, 2006 12:33 PM (in response to Brian Gockley)in the very center of the bottom of the color chooser is an 'indented' dot. it's like a handle. Just pull it down (click, hold, pull)
This will show the color swatches you have placed yourself.Shiney iMac G5 with iSight & many cool hats, Mac OS X (10.4.3), Dying ibook G4 with cranky tendancies
Currently Being ModeratedApr 7, 2006 12:45 PM (in response to Gerry Straathof)Right, that's true, but not what I'm after. I have lost the icons that give me the ability to switch between crayons, color wheel and RGB! There are NO icons at the top of the color picker anymore!
-BrianiBook dual USB, Mac OS X (10.3.9)
Currently Being ModeratedApr 7, 2006 5:34 PM (in response to Brian Gockley)then click the button in the top right corner.
This will hide the toolbar on most programs Apple has released. In this case the toolbar is all those variations on the color picker.