Adobe Illustrator is Making Me Lose My Mind

So here’s what I want to do: I want to take a gradient, and extract each color node as a swatch. Just grab the color and add it to my Swatches panel. Sounds easy, right?

You fool! It’s not as easy as just dragging the color into the Swatches panel. Why should it be?

I tried to Google an answer. One guy said it’s as easy as bringing up the Gradient panel, and then clicking New Color Group in the Swatches panel. That’s BS. From his screen shots, it looks like he was using an Illustrator version from somewhere around … Read the rest

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