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    Color set question

    I've created a new color set. When I try to save it, my only option is as a "PCS" file; however, most of the color sets in Painter's Color Sets folder are "TXT" files.

    The PCS files appear to be text files: I was able to open a PCS file in NotePad, which is a text editor.

    Anyone know why Painter uses two different designations for Color Sets: PCS and TXT? Is there any advantage of using one over the other?

    If there is an advantage to using TXT files, can I just open a PCS file I created in NotePad and then save it as a plain text file without encountering any problems?

    Can I just


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    PCS must stand for Painter Color Set. Most applications use this kind of naming convention for their files. I wouldn't worry about.

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    You can save your custom Color Sets in either PCS or TXT format and Painter will recognize the files.

    As you know, either format can be opened in a text editor.

    As rogfa says, "I wouldn't worry about (it)."
    Please do not PM me with Painter questions. Instead, post them here where everyone can benefit from them. Thanks!

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