Colors & Symbols


List of colors and symbols

When you are editing your chart, you see at the left side of your screen the list of colors and symbols which are added to your chart.

This list is only visible when you are editing your chart.


Add color or symbol

To add a color or symbol to your chart, click the +1 button below the list of colors and symbols at the left side or your screen. You need to be in editing mode to have this list visible.


Change color or symbol

On your computer: Double click (or use right mouse button) the color or symbol in the list of colors and symbols at the left side of your screen.

On your phone or tablet: Tap and hold the color or symbol in the list of colors and symbols at the left side of your screen.

A different way to change colors and symbols is to click "Colors & Symbols" in the menu.

When you have used the color or symbol in your chart, all of them are updated as well.


Add symbol to a color

To add a symbol to a color, you need to change the color, as described in the "Change color or symbol" section earlier on this page. When editing the color, navigate to the "Symbol" tab and pick a symbol.


Add color to a symbol

To add a color to a symbol, you need to change the symbol, as described in the "Change color or symbol" section earlier on this page. When editing the symbol, navigate to the "Color" tab and pick a symbol.


Merge two separate colors or symbols

Do you have two separate colors or symbols which are both used in your chart, which you would like to merge into one color or symbol?


On your computer: Double click (or use right mouse button) the color or symbol in the list of colors and symbols at the left side of your screen which may be removed after the merge. At the bottom of the popup which is opened now, click the delete button. You are now asked to which color or symbol you would like to merge it.

On your phone or tablet: Tap and hold the color or symbol in the list of colors and symbols at the left side of your screen which may be removed after the merge. At the bottom of the screen which is shown now, click the delete button. You are now asked to which color or symbol you would like to merge it.


Remove color or symbol

On your computer: Double click (or use right mouse button) the color or symbol in the list of colors and symbols at the left side of your screen. At the bottom of the popup which is opened now, click the delete button.

On your phone or tablet: Tap and hold the color or symbol in the list of colors and symbols at the left side of your screen. At the bottom of the screen which is shown now, click the delete button.

A different way to delete a color or symbol is to click "Colors & Symbols" in the menu.

When a color or symbol is still used in your chart, you are asked to merge it with a different color or symbol before deleting it.


Legend

To change the legend (descriptions of the colors and symbols), click "Colors & Symbols" in the menu.


Download symbols

All symbols available in Stitch Fiddle can be downloaded in several file format (png, jpg, svg, eps, and more) in any color you want at stitchfidde.com/symbols.


Design your own symbols

It is not possible yet to design your own symbols in Stitch Fiddle. This feature becomes available soon.


Symbol foreground color

For grid charts, the foreground color of the symbols is always black. It will soon become possible to change the foreground color of the symbols. For free form crochet charts, this is already possible.


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This page was last updated August 28, 2017.