How to input a specific Pantone color number in Illustrator?
Can someone please tell me the steps to input a Pantone number in Illustrator?
For example, I have selected what I want to color, now I want to make that selection Pantone #300. Where do I input that "#300" so that my selection now using that color?
I've looked all over the swatch panel and do not see how or where to do that.
- Open the
- Click on the palette's options icon in the top right (three horizontal bars with a tiny triangle next to them).
Open Swatch Library > Color Books >and choose either
Pantone+ Solid Coatedor
Pantone+ Solid Uncoated. Actual books present may vary with your Illustrator version.
- A separate swatches panel appears with all the swatches in the book. On top of the panel is a search function. Enter the number (just the number) in that field and your desired swatch will be selected.
- (Optionally) Drag the swatch from the book to your
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