How to capture gradient presets?

Gradient presets define the appearance of a gradient which can be applied either with the Gradient tool or by using a gradient preset as fill pattern in various commands.

To capture a custom gradient preset please perform the following steps
  • 1. Create or open a document which contains the desired colors of the gradient
  • 2. Select the whole content of the document by choosing Select -> All or only a part of it using the Shape Selection tool
  • 3. Choose the Gradient tool and on the Property bar, click the arrow next the gradient preview to expand the gradient palette
  • 4. Click the palette menu arrow and choose Capture Gradient
  • 5. Enter a name and click on OK to create a new gradient preset