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 ===== Release Notes ===== ===== Release Notes =====
 +If you have a large format printer, having a good color chart is extremely useful to find color matches to physical samples. However finding a good color chart is hard, Standard charts such as Pantone don’t have enough colors, and standard CMYK color charts are not logical.
  
 +  * Hue based colors charts are superior to standard RGB or CMYK color charts:
 +  * Hue based charts are easier to find a color, as it’s how your brain thinks about color, lighter-darker,​ more or less saturated.
 +  * The lightness and saturation are nonlinear and are in finer steps in lighter and grey colors where the difference between colors are more noticeable.
 +  * More of the color range is covered, on default settings, there is usually only a 5 DeltaE or less difference between colors, If your printer can print the color .
 +  * RGB charts are perfect for Hi-Fi CMYK+ printing where you can specify a larger gamut.
 +  * It’s easy manually average the formula from two adjacent colors for even closer match.
 +  * LCH charts translate easily to Lab colors.
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 +Features
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 +  * Complete control over layout.
 +  * Out of Gamut colors can be excluded or marked as out of gamut.
 +  * Choose the number of hue steps.
 +  * Create compact charts which you can lookup colors on reference charts.
 +  * CMYK or RGB Charts.
 +  * Colors are calculated based on your current Illustrator color profile.
 +  * (NEW) Create UNIQUIE NAMED colors and save these as Spot colors such as "​H210-R-02"​ as RGB,CMYK or Lab spots
 +  * (NEW) Color names can be numerical or custom codes, with a custom prefix and divider
 ==== Releases ==== ==== Releases ====
   * ** 1.1.4 (Requires 3.4.2) **   * ** 1.1.4 (Requires 3.4.2) **