Palettes set!

Discuss functionality of QuarkXPress 2017 (excluding Digital Publishing)
For Digital Publishing functionality please refer to forums in the "Digital Publishing" group.

Want to discuss with hundreds of fellow QuarkXPress fans and interact with the QuarkXPress team? Then join our Facebook Group please, where every day dozens of questions are being asked and answered: https://www.facebook.com/groups/quarkxpress/

Palettes set!

Postby hyw91 » 30 Nov 2017, 01:10

Hi, :)

I have created a palette set.
I want to delete a set of palettes that I don’t want to use.

How do I delete set of palettes?
hyw91
 
Posts: 12
Joined: 18 May 2017, 23:28

Re: Palettes set!

Postby pjanssen » 30 Nov 2017, 04:37

Under Window > Palette Sets you can select Edit Palette Sets... in the newly opened window you can delete a set
pjanssen
 
Posts: 132
Joined: 31 Dec 1969, 19:00

Re: Palettes set!

Postby hyw91 » 03 Dec 2017, 19:21

pjanssen wrote:Under Window > Palette Sets you can select Edit Palette Sets... in the newly opened window you can delete a set



Oh ... I am using Quark in Windows.
I did not see the editing of the palette set.
Where is the palette editing tool in Windows?
hyw91
 
Posts: 12
Joined: 18 May 2017, 23:28

Re: Palettes set!

Postby Jiri Melnicky » 04 Dec 2017, 07:49

Windows:
Right-click the header of one of the palettes (Colors, Page Layout, etc.) to mark the palettes you want to have in the set. Set palette size. Then: Window / Palette Sets / Save Palette Set As
Eizo SX2461W, Dell XPS 8500 - Intel Core i7-3770, 12 GB RAM, Win8, QXP3.1–QXP2017
User avatar
Jiri Melnicky
 
Posts: 88
Joined: 02 Apr 2017, 14:14

Re: Palettes set!

Postby hyw91 » 04 Dec 2017, 21:49

Jiri Melnicky wrote:Windows:
Right-click the header of one of the palettes (Colors, Page Layout, etc.) to mark the palettes you want to have in the set. Set palette size. Then: Window / Palette Sets / Save Palette Set As



How do I delete a palette set?
I found a palette set edit, but I didn't see it.
hyw91
 
Posts: 12
Joined: 18 May 2017, 23:28

Re: Palettes set!

Postby Jiri Melnicky » 05 Dec 2017, 09:49

It's a little weird, but in Quark, some settings can only be erased in preferences. I would do this as follows: C: \ Users \ Name \ AppData \ Local \ Quark \ QuarkXPress 2016 \ Palette Sets - delete the xml file. If there is a "more normal" solution, I have not found it yet ...
Eizo SX2461W, Dell XPS 8500 - Intel Core i7-3770, 12 GB RAM, Win8, QXP3.1–QXP2017
User avatar
Jiri Melnicky
 
Posts: 88
Joined: 02 Apr 2017, 14:14

Re: Palettes set!

Postby hyw91 » 05 Dec 2017, 19:56

Jiri Melnicky wrote:It's a little weird, but in Quark, some settings can only be erased in preferences. I would do this as follows: C: \ Users \ Name \ AppData \ Local \ Quark \ QuarkXPress 2016 \ Palette Sets - delete the xml file. If there is a "more normal" solution, I have not found it yet ...



Oh, I can delete the palette set.
However, in order to apply the deleted palette set, I have to re-run QuarkXPress.

I think we need an update for Quark2017 on this issue. In the Windows version.

Thanks!
hyw91
 
Posts: 12
Joined: 18 May 2017, 23:28

Re: Palettes set!

Postby Jiri Melnicky » 05 Dec 2017, 21:10

This is not a bug that anyone will fix in version 2017.
This is how it has been in the quark for many years with other settings.
Nobody's going to do anything about it...
Eizo SX2461W, Dell XPS 8500 - Intel Core i7-3770, 12 GB RAM, Win8, QXP3.1–QXP2017
User avatar
Jiri Melnicky
 
Posts: 88
Joined: 02 Apr 2017, 14:14

Re: Palettes set!

Postby MikeWenzloff » 05 Dec 2017, 21:46

Palette sets are XML files stored in the AppData folder structure for the version you are using.

So for instance, this is the path on my computer to some palette sets:

C:\Users\mikew\AppData\Local\Quark\QuarkXPress 2017\Palette Sets

In that folder, I have these palette sets:

capture-001572.png
capture-001572.png (8.11 KiB) Viewed 882 times


If I no longer want the Main2.xml palette set, I would simply select and delete it. Do so without Q running. Next time it is started you will no longer have that palette set available. So do make a backup in case you delete the wrong one(s).

To get to the AppData folder, you can type into FileExplorer:

%appdata%

and press return. Then you will be in the AppData\Roaming folder. You will need to navigate up in the structure, go into the Local folder, down to the Quark folder, etc. You may need to turn on the viewing of hidden files, but maybe not.

Mike
MikeWenzloff
 
Posts: 1230
Joined: 05 Jun 2013, 12:55

Re: Palettes set!

Postby Jiri Melnicky » 07 Dec 2017, 10:46

This is really a theme for improvement - most users do not know that this is to do this. He wants to delete something in the same place he created it. It's natural! Such cases are in Quark more ...
Eizo SX2461W, Dell XPS 8500 - Intel Core i7-3770, 12 GB RAM, Win8, QXP3.1–QXP2017
User avatar
Jiri Melnicky
 
Posts: 88
Joined: 02 Apr 2017, 14:14

Next

Return to QuarkXPress 2017: General

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests