Sending Palettes with
Projects and Working with Quilt-Pro's Blank Palette.
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Hints and Tips for Quilt-Pro 3
Sending Palettes with Projects and Working with Quilt-Pro's
Frank Smith © 2001
Get a blank
palette from Quilt Pro System website.
Go to answers and frequently asked questions at bottom of page.
Click on FAQ
Select proper FAQ (MAC or PC)
The first FAQ contains download instructions
Click on download and follow instructions.
When you have completed the download the palette should be in the
In the File menu select Open Fabric Palette.
An Open Fabric Palette Dialogue box will open.
Ensure that you have a palette named “A Create a New Fabric Palette.fpl.
If not go find this file and move it to the Palettes folder or if
you find a file called BlankPal double click on it and follow instructions.
Placing Fabric into the Fabric Library.
Make a new folder in the Fabrics folder
and name it for the current project.
Copy all fabric files to be used on current project into it.
Placing Fabrics into a Palette
the Fabric folder for the current project.
each fabric into the Current project palette by dragging and dropping each fabric
into the appropriate space in the palette. It may be necessary to move or adjust
the two windows into the workspace. See Figure 5.
4. Receiving a project with Project file,
Palette file, and Fabric files.
Place the QLT or PRJ file into the Project folder.
Place the Palette file into the Palette folder.
Place the fabric files into a new folder in the Fabrics folder.
This should allow each project to be painted exactly like it was
in the sender’s computer.
In the file menu select open.
In the File open dialogue box enter the current project and click
The quilt should open correctly painted.
Sending a project with Project file, Palette file and the Fabric files.
Compose an explanatory email of what you
are sending and what to do with each file unless you are sure they know what to
with each file.
In your email program click on
the paper clip icon.
An Insert attachment dialogue
box should appear.
Browse to Quiltpro 3, Projects
and select the current project.
Repeat above procedure and attach the Palette file.
Repeat the procedure and attach the Fabric files.
Check to see if you have an attachment to the email for each
This could be a very large email so
if you have the capability to zip it, it would be a courtesy to do so. This will
save much time in sending and receiving your message.
Quilt Pro May 2001 Challenge.
order for Joany to work with the quilts(projects) each of us must have the additional
fabrics each of us plan to use and they must be in the same order in everyone’s
Further, the fabric files must be in
a folder with the same name in everyone’s computer and the Quiltpro May 2001 Challenge
palette must be in the Palette folder in everyone’s computer.
To accomplish this Joany or I will probably solicit the additional
fabric files in the next few days. We will then consolidate the fabric files
into a challenge palette and send them back to you with explanatory information.