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Can I save colours I use use for future projects?

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Q&A, by Mark White
June 9, 2016

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If you’re working on a series of pictures in Photoshop, or even if you just like working with the same colour palettes for your projects, you might find yourself wanting to return to the same shades of colours to use.

Instead of having to remember or write down hex codes though, use the Swatches command. You can add any colour to the Swatches by selecting it with the Eyedropper tool, clicking on the Foreground swatch and clicking the Add to Swatches button. Give it a name, and Photoshop will remember the exact shade for when you want to use it again later.