Editing Custom Colors

From time to time, it may become necessary to change the definition of a custom color. It is possible to change the name of the color palette, specifications of individual color components, and so on. However, after it is defined, a color palette's type cannot change.

Availability Note. This feature is only available to users with administrative privileges.

To edit a custom color, follow these steps.

  1. Click the (gear) icon to open the Administration menu, and select Custom Colors.

    Administration menu shows Apps, and Site Administration includes Users & Groups, Manage Roles, Custom Colors (active), Custom Styles, and Site Settings
    Selecting Custom Colors from Admin () Menu
  2. In the Manage Custom Colors window, select the color to edit, and click its (pencil/edit) icon.

    We are editing the custom color Elections.

    editing a custom color
  3. In the New Custom Color interface, change the Name.

    We changed the name from Elections to US Presidential Elections.

    changing the name of the custom color
  4. To change the definition of a component color:

    • For gradient options, both gradient values and gradient percentages, select the color indicator, and change the color definition either through the text box, the color slider, the shade slider, or the color selection field.

      changing the definition of the custom color
    • For the distinct color option, edit each color separately. You can either click on the color indicator and use the color selection sliders and fields, or change the numeric color definition.

      changing the distinct color option of the custom color
  5. To change the position of the middle color on gradients, slide the selector for that color to the desired position.

    changing the position of the middle color on gradients
  6. To remove a color from a distinct color grouping, click the remove icon.

    removing a color from a distinct color grouping
  7. Click Save.

    saving the changes made to the custom color
  8. Click Custom Colors to return to the Custom Colors interface.

    returning to the Custom Colors interface

Notice that Elections is now renamed US Presidential Elections in the list of custom colors.

managing the changed custom color