2/23 Expanding color options in Google Editors

Modified on Fri, 24 Mar 2023 at 12:39 PM

2.2.2023 I Google Editors


Now you are able to use custom colors in Google Editors (Docs, Slides, Sheets & Drawings). You can create a custom color through entering Hex or RGB values, or you can use the eyedropper tool to select a color from somewhere on your screen. After you create a custom color, you’ll be able to use that color anywhere else in that file.


How to create a custom color: 

a)  use the eyedropper tool to select a custom color (this feature is supported on Chrome and Edge browsers)

  1. Open a file

  2. In the toolbar, click Text color  or any other tool with color options. 

  3. Under “Custom,” click Pick a custom color.

  4. Use the eyedropper tool to click any color on your screen.

b) Use Hex or RGB values to create a custom color 

  1. Open a file 

  2. In the toolbar, click Text color or any other tool with color options. 

  3. Under “Custom,” click Add a custom color.

  4. Enter the Hex code or the RGB values for the color you want.

  5. Click OK.



Availability: all Google Workspace customers.

Timeline: Rapid release domains: available now. Scheduled release domains: on 15th of February 2023. 

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