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I strongly recommend Colorpicker for data: http://tristen.ca/hcl-picker/#/hlc/6/1/15534C/E2E062 It's designed with color ramps in mind and allows for lots of flexibility while maintaining a clearly understandable ramp.
I've always liked Adobe Color (formerly Kuler). It's pretty powerful in creating colour schemes. You can set rules like Complementary, Monochromatic, Compound, as well as making your own. There are all sorts of sliders and things to customise your colours. You can also swap between RGB, CMYK, LAB, and HSB modes. I also like the ability to explore other ...
There's a shortcut which may help here: From the symbol library (Settings -> Style Manager) create a bunch of symbols with names which exactly match your categories (eg Prehistoric, Roman, etc) Setup a categorized renderer for your layer, select the corresponding field and classify. Click the "Advanced" button and select "match to saved symbols". The ...
Good question. ColorBrewer is definitely my first go-to, but it's getting old seeing the exact same palettes in every map ever created in the post-colorbrewer world. I have been playing around with cubehelix color palettes lately with census data for bivariate choropleths. I just sample the palettes with illustrator, then tweak them (usually with ...
ColorHunter is an interesting resource which identifies colours from found images on the internet. Not really of much use for cartographic/infographic colour schemes, but a useful graphic design resource and good for coming up with ideas. Also worth bearing in mind colour blindness (deuteranopia, protanopia). You mention arcGIS, but QGIS has preview modes ...
Here's a couple places to start... https://twitter.com/foundpalettes https://designschool.canva.com/blog/100-color-combinations/
Is the same case. How to export color of polygon from Autocad into QGIS? You only need save your style and after load it with Qgis interface or programmatically.
No menu: Project >> Project Properties >> Selection color:
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