Quick Start: Swatch Sets quick-start-swatch-sets

Adobe Dynamic Media Classic Swatch Sets give users an integrated viewing experience. In the dynamic Swatch Set Viewer, users can see an item rendered in a different color, material, texture, finish, or fabric merely by selecting a thumbnail.

This Swatch Sets Quick Start is designed to get you up and running quickly with Swatch Set techniques in Adobe Dynamic Media Classic.

1. Upload the images and swatch files

Start by uploading the images and swatch files for your Swatch Sets.

On the Global Navigation bar, select Upload to upload files from your computer to a folder on Adobe Dynamic Media Classic. See Prepare Swatch Set assets for upload and Upload your files.

2. Create a Swatch Set

To create a Swatch Set, on the Global Navigation bar, go to Build > Swatch Sets. On the Swatch Set page, drag images, and color swatches onto the page. See Create a Swatch Set.

3. Set up Swatch Set Viewer Presets

Administrators can create or modify Image Set Viewer Presets. Adobe Dynamic Media Classic comes with default Viewer Presets for each rich media type. Use the Zoom Viewer: Custom > Image Sets/Color Swatches presets to view your Swatch Sets.

See Create and edit Viewer Presets.

4. Preview a Swatch Set

Select the Swatch Set in the Browse panel, and then select Preview. Your Swatch Set appears on this page. Select the thumbnail and swatch icons so you can examine your Swatch Set in the selected Viewer. You can choose different Viewers from the Presets menu.

See Preview an asset.

5. Publish a Swatch Set

Publishing a Swatch Set places it on Adobe Dynamic Media Classic servers and activates the URL string.

Select the Mark For Publish icon to the left of its name in the Browse panel. Then select Publish. On the Publishing page, select Submit Publish.

See Publish files.

Adobe Dynamic Media Classic creates URL calls for Swatch Sets, and activates them after you publish. You can copy these URLs from the Preview page.

Select the Swatch Set, and then select the Preview button. The Preview page opens. Select a Swatch Set Viewer Preset and select the Copy URL button. See Link Swatch Sets to Web pages.