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Can I use RAL color palettes in AutoCAD?

A - answer AutoCAD in older versions doesn't support entities in full colors (truecolor). Complete support for truecolor, Pantone and RAL palettes is available in AutoCAD 2004 and higher. Other palettes are available from paint manufacturers (e.g. Resene Paints, Benjamin Moore).

In older versions you can use the add-on application M-Color (www.motivesys.com).

ACAD2000ACAD2004ACAD2006ADT
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26.6.2005    15246×  

See also:
Tip 11831:Using the Pantone colors (palette) for your models in Fusion 360.
Tip 11714:How to assign a RAL color to a DWG object and get its ACI equivalent?
Tip 6361:Direct entry of a Pantone color hue for AutoCAD entities.
Tip 5239:Colors for 6-color, 8-color and 12-color printing on HP DesignJet.
Tip 4591:Accessing CAD Forum tips directly from MSIE.


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