Adding a Custom Frame Finish


If you are creating a Frame Finish from one of the pre-existing RAL colour in the software, then here is a little tip to help you.

Copying the RGB colour code for inputting a RAL colour.

Start by going to the Settings tab and select the Frame Profiles option from the Frames/Couplers palette.

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Select Window Profiles from the dropdown.

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You will be given a list of Frame Profiles to edit. Select the profile that you want create the new frame colour scheme for by either double clicking or selecting the Edit option.

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You have now opened the frame profile editor. On the left, you will see a Finishes tab which you need to select.

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Within the Finishes tab, select the Edit palette option.

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The Frame Colours/Finishes box will appear which lists all the available frame finishes. This window allows you to Edit the properties of a frame finish or, as in our case, Add a new one. Click the Add option.

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You will now see the Finish editor. Fill in the properties for the finish (eg. Name, choose a colour, select a group, add a texture if needed, etc).

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After creating your custom finish, you will need to set it as a valid option for each Frame Item (listed in the below image). To do this, select and click Edit to open the Valid Finish Selector for each item.

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Once this is open, finish in the list and click in the right hand column to set it as a valid colour (after clicking, a Tick will appear in the box next to the finish – illustrated below).

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When the Custom finish has been validated for all appropriate Frame Items, you can move on to creating the colour scheme.

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