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Hexadecimal color swatches in InDesign for web design

I wanted to be able to easily use a color program like Kuler and import the hex colors  (such as #fef9ff) into InDesign, but there are no hex swatches so, I found this great script. If your working with HTML, being able to use hex codes will make you feel wonderfully streamlined. Here is a free add-on from in-tools CreateHexSwatch. This is a “start-up script,” that works with InDesign CS3-6. It comes with an mxp installer or you can drag the “CreateHexSwatch” folder into your Scripts folder (inside your InDesign app folder).  Relaunch InDesign and the New Hex Swatch shows up in your Swatches panel menu.

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This entry was published on January 31, 2014 at 2:49 am. It’s filed under InDesign tips & tricks and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Hexadecimal color swatches in InDesign for web design

  1. Deepak Gupta on said:

    Hex Color value feature is now available in InDesign CC 2014 Oct release.

    Read following links for detailed description

    http://indesignsecrets.com/color-themes-interactive-ebooks-added-indesign-cc-october-2014-release.php

    -Deepak

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