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Avoid Tint Weirdness

InDesign handles tints differently than you might think, and that’s why we included this tip to keep you from experiencing tint “weirdness.” The Tint control in the Swatches palette is really a “master” Tint slider because it applies the tint percentage to every swatch you click on. So if you click on one swatch, and lower the tint of that swatch to 62%, then you click on another swatch, that swatch also becomes a 62% tint. If you raise it back to 100%, you also just raised the previous swatch (the one you originally set to 62%) back to 100%. In fact, if you save a 52% tint as a swatch, and if you even as much as click on that swatch, it moves the master Tint slider to 52% for all your swatches. Yes, it’s weird, but we thought you should know.

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