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Using GIMP 2.8.22 on Windows 10. I've created a new palette. I add a color to the palette and now I want to name the color. I click on "undefined" but when I start typing it just triggers whatever tool shortcut is associated with the letter I'm typing.

I can even highlight the word "undefined" but still typing only trigger tool shortcuts. How can I name a color?

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Just figured this out. UI seems a little glitchy (from my perspective). As far as I can tell, by adding a second color to the palette and then selecting the first color the color title will switch from "undefined" to "untitled". At this point I can then edit the color name.

  • You should accept your own answer as best answer if you have solved it. – Billy Kerr Jul 20 '17 at 9:40
  • @BillyKerr: I will but you can't until 2 days have passed. Also I'm not sure it's the best answer, it's just a answer. Could be a better one comes along – User Jul 20 '17 at 9:48
  • I get the same problem. So, like you I suspect a little glitch in the UI. I did notice once you have added a second colour, you can then just delete it, and then it's possible to select and rename the first. – Billy Kerr Jul 20 '17 at 11:22
  • Not just a glitch in the UI, if the palette is non-editable (standard palette) you get that behavior and there is no escape :) – xenoid Jul 20 '17 at 11:29

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