Under Palette Options, you can select how you wish to view your ink palette. When working as a print designer, I prefer working with the Small List. That way, I know the name of the color I am working with—which is particularly helpful when I know what ink colors I can or can't use if I have a limited color palette. You can also choose to view them as Small Thumbnails, which are simply small squares of color.
TRY IT To customize the display of your swatches, first choose Window I Swatches to make sure your Swatches palette is visible. Then, click the triangle in the upper-right corner of the Swatches palette and a flyout menu will appear. Select Small List and inks will appear with their names, or select Small Thumbnail and inks will appear as small squares without names.
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