Please create a blueprint for this, and add it in the appropriate spot
in the roadmap.
On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 09:20:06AM +0000, Michael Grosberg wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but skimming the roadmap I was unable to find any
> reference to work on a swatch palette for named colors, grdients and patterns.
> I'm talking about a single dialog where the user can create named colors which
> would later be referenced by name in the XML (I don't know if SVG allows it) -
> for example, suppose I create buttons and other graphic elements for a website
> design. I have many of them and they are differently shaped. I might want to
> paint them with a blue color. I then create a new swatch, name it
> "buttonBackground" and set all the background rectangles to use it. Later, I may
> want to change the entire color scheme of the website - in this case all I need
> to do is just access that swatch and change its value to, say, red - and all The
> button backgrounds immediately update.
> I feel this is a very basic, important feature missing from Inkscape. I know
> from experience I use this extensively on other applications, and even on
> Inkscape I try to fake this feature by creating gradients with two identical
> colors and sharing them between shapes (but it's awkward and the gradients can't
> be named and are hard to find among the long list of used gradients in a large