Loading Colour, Gradient, and Hatching Lists

You can use lists to organise colours, gradients, or hatching patterns. LibreOffice provides several lists that you can load and use in your document. If you want, you can add or delete elements from a list, or even create custom lists.

To load a colour list:

  1. Choose Format - Area, and then click the Colours tab.

  2. Click the Load Colour List button.

  3. Locate the colour list that you want to load, and then click Open. A colour list file has the format [filename].soc.

To save a colour list, click the Save Colour List button, enter a filename, and then click Save.

The CMYK list is optimised for print colours. The colours in the Web and the HTML lists are optimised for displays using a resolution of 256 colours. The palettes libreoffice.soc and tango.soc contain the official LibreOffice and Tango colours respectively.

To load a gradient list:

  1. Choose Format - Area, and then click the Gradients tab.

  2. Click the Load Gradients List button.

  3. Locate the gradient list that you want to load, and then click Open. A gradient list file has the format [filename].sog.

To save a gradients list, click the Save Gradients List button, enter a filename, and then click Save.

To load a hatching list:

  1. Choose Format - Area, and then click the Hatching tab.

  2. Click the Load Hatches List button.

  3. Locate the hatches list that you want to load, and then click Open. A hatches list file has the format [filename].soh.

To save a hatches list, click the Save Hatches List button, enter a filename, and then click Save.

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