I would like to back up my User Defined Swatches Library created Illustrator. How can I ensure these are saved if something happens to my computer, my swatches don't show in the Swatches Folder in the Ai Application folder...


Open the swatch panel and click on the libraries button on the bottom and then select Save Swatches

This will load a dialog to save your swatch file as an .ai file which can be loaded into any doc and added as a custom library.

You can also copy them into the preset folder so you can quickly access them by clicking on User Defined.

The steps are the same as this post:

You just need to change the folder from Workspaces to Swatches

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