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colorize a group of elements in 1 click

June 13, 2019 at 6:23am

colorize a group of elements in 1 click

June 13, 2019 at 6:23am
Hi! is there a way to colorize, for example, an icon that has multiple elements grouped together without shift clicking each small piece or selecting them via layers? Any plugin available?

June 13, 2019 at 8:01am
I don't know a one click solution but by holding CMD while making a rectangular selection you select all parts of a group. That way you'd only need to change the colour/border once for all elements.
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Bit of a generic answer but not sure on the specifics - use layer styles for your icons then change the layer style in one instance and this changes everywhere.
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I would make a combined shape out of all pieces. They don’t have to overlap for that to work, and then you would have only one layer to color.
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June 14, 2019 at 4:03pm
I don't know a one click solution but by holding CMD while making a rectangular selection you select all parts of a group. That way you'd only need to change the colour/border once for all elements.
Thanks! That's the fastest solution. Even if you have to drag the icon outside the artboard change it e take it back in position because usually . You don't have this problem?
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I would make a combined shape out of all pieces. They don’t have to overlap for that to work, and then you would have only one layer to color.
Thanks that's a good one too.
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June 25, 2019 at 10:40am
For Icons specifically I combine the shape of my icon and mask a colour symbol into it (just a rectangle layer with a colour applied). Then when I need to change the colour of any icon I've created I just use the override panel, if I need another colour I duplicate my existing colour symbol and change the colour of the rectangle in it.
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