I recently upgraded my operating system and reinstalled QuarkXPress 9, forgetting that last year I had installed Quark’s free iDropper XTension. (Doh!)
Boy, did I miss it! So, I thought I’d use my mistake to remind Planet Quark readers that you can download this wonderful tool here:
Here’s Quark’s description of iDropper:
The GLUON iDropper XTension is a multi-purpose tool that allows you to effortless to add new colors or copy colors from one box to another. You can select a color out of any graphic or choose from one of 9500 colors available in the Color Display Bar.
Note that iDropper can also automatically create darker tints and complementary colors for you:
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.