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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — using the color palette

Let's learn all the tips and tricks for using the color palette bar:

  1. From the palette bar, click a color and drag it from the palette onto the object to change its fill, as shown in the following diagram:
    Time for action — using the color palette
  2. You can also change an object and the stroke color in a number of other ways:
    • Select an object on the canvas and then click a color box in the palette to immediately set the fill of an object.
    • Select an object on the canvas and then right-click a color box in the palette. A popup menu appears with options to set the fill (and stroke).
    • If you hold the Shift key and drag a color box onto an object, it changes ...

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