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Color Handling

Creating, applying and altering colors in Xara

  • Text and Paragraph Backgrounds

    There are 2 types of backgrounds you can apply to text - Text Background Color and Paragraph Background Color Text Background Color applies a background to just the text only, essentially 'highlightin...

  • Adobe Reader displays black as grey.

    Adobe Reader displays CMYK pure black (that is black that will be printed using black ink only) as a shade of grey, whereas the same color is usually virtually indistinguishable from RGB/HSV black in ...

  • Is there sRGB support?

    Yes. Xara takes a simple approach of treating all RGB colors as the same screen RGB - sometimes called the sRGB scale....

  • Object re-coloring

    How do I re-color a group object? There are several ways to do this. Drag and drop a color from the Color Line on to the object. A new dialog will appear (see below) Select the object and simply click...

  • Are PANTONE and color separations supported?

    PANTONE and color separations are supported in the following products and versions: Xara Page & Layout Designer 9 and later All versions of Designer Pro Xtreme Pro 3.2, 4 and 5 Xara X¹ Xara X PANTONE ...