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How to install a new color book to your AutoCAD?

A - answer Just copy your newly created or downloaded .ACB file to your local folder (e.g. for AutoCAD 2016):

C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2016\R20.1\enu\Support\Color\

or - if you use another folder - add it through the OPTIONS > Files > Color Book to your AutoCAD's search path. Start the Options dialog with the OPTIONS command.

Then you can select your newly added color book in the COLOR dialog (in the Color Book tab).

Multiple color books can be downloaded from

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25.8.2015    2944x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 8649:How to create a custom color book (ACB palette) in AutoCAD?
Tip 7503:Autodesk 3ds Max keyboard shortcuts.
Tip 6361:Direct entry of a Pantone color hue for AutoCAD entities.
Tip 4498:Can I use RAL color palettes in AutoCAD?
Tip 4497:How to set RAL or Pantone color hue in Inventor?

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