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I checked with the Keyboard & Mouse Commands and would like to suggest a keyboard shortcut to expand the "More >>>" buttons if possible.

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Good usability observation.
I would instead say it should show more colors automatically when starting PDN if the user closed PDN with more colors showing.

Alternatively, offer to have it open by default according to the settings, similar to how defaults are provided for all tools.

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@Joshua Lamusga My thinking is by having a keyboard shortcut to expand the Colors window, it could increase productivity, and collapse the Colors window to make room for doing work.

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Here is a short video of what you could do with the color wheel in PDN.  To achieve it, hold down the shift key to have the color wheel display fans.  Hold down the ctrl key to display a circle, and hold down the alt key creates a straight line. 

 

 

I didn't even know this was available.  This is information isn't even available in the keyboard shortcut link above!

 

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My oversight if these key combinations are not in the list of shortcuts. I'll add them in the next round of updates.

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Ok, added.

 

BTW well done finding the Shift + Ctrl key combination in the Color Wheel! For those who don't know, Ctrl creates the ring restriction and Shift creates the spaced nubs B)

 

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21 hours ago, Ego Eram Reputo said:

Ok, added.

 

BTW well done finding the Shift + Ctrl key combination in the Color Wheel! For those who don't know, Ctrl creates the ring restriction and Shift creates the spaced nubs B)

 

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Found it by happenstance.

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You've got to admit - it's a great way of creating a palette of colors with the same saturation ;)

 

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I haven't used that shortcut that much, though.  I often fiddle with the RGB and HSV to get a color I want.

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