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Instructions for completing the colour scheme record

The colour scheme record is easy to complete by following the instructions below.

STEP 1: Type the colour name in the space provided. Hold down the SHIFT key and use the arrow key to highlight the box in the Colour Sample column. When the box is highlighted, it will appear black.

Click on Format, Borders and Shading in the top menu bar.

STEP 2: Click on Shading to display the fill options. Then click on More Colours to choose your colour.

STEP 3: Click on the Custom header bar, then type in the red green and blue values for your colour using the Resene RGB formula list (or you can get this information from In this example we have typed in the formula for Resene Western Red 139, 7, 35. Click OK in this screen and then OK in the next screen you see.

Your colour will now be displayed in the Colour Sample box.

Repeat the same process for each colour until you have recorded the entire colour scheme. Save and/or print the file as per normal. Once you have finished you will have a handy colour scheme reference for your project.

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