Sometimes when you open a palette, Colour Palette Editor may be unable to detect the exact format, for example 18-bit VGA, 24-bit VGA and Adobe Colour Table formats are identical, but can appear quite different if read incorrectly. Colour Palette Editor will prompt on how to open the file if it finds multiple matches.

  • The dialogue will list all matching palette formats, simply choose the format you wish to use to open the file
  • Click the Cancel button to cancel the file open. Any existing palette will remain open.
  • Click OK to open the file using the selected format

Displaying a preview

Click the Preview button to expand the dialogue to include a preview pane. When selecting a format from the list, the preview pane will be automatically populated with the result of opening the palette used the selected format.