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Color Toolbar

In Trace, you get access to color palettes specially curated by graphic design professionals in architecture, interior design, landscape design, graphic design, and more. You also can precisely select your favorite colors using RGB, Hex, or CMYK inputs.

Site plan architecture drawing by Jim Keen.

How to Set Your Colors

Step 1. Open Color Toolbar

Tap the Color button above your pens to open the color toolbar.

Pro Tip
Tap the color again to hide the toolbar.

Color Toolbar

Step 2. Open Palettes

Tap the Palette icon to open your palette library curated by Morpholio.

Color Toolbar

Step 3. Select Color Palette

Choose the appropriate palette for your drawing. Whether you're creating an architecture concept sketch, an interior design elevation, a landscape site plan, or any design drawing, there's a curated palette for you. Just tap the circle next to the palette to set it as your active palette.

Pro Tip
Each pen has its own palette. The palette you choose is not automatically applied to all pens.

Color Toolbar

Step 4. Scroll Through Colors

After you set your palette, you can scroll through the color options in the color toolbar.

Color Toolbar

Step 5. Custom Colors

Tap the Add Custom Palette button ("+" icon) at the top to create a custom color palette.

Learn more about custom color palettes here >

Color Toolbar

How To Video

Enjoy this how to video highlighting how to use the color toolbar.

Additional Resources

Learn pro tricks for getting your pens and colors set up from Jim Akers

Watch the Video >

How To…Make a Custom Color Palette

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Meet the New "Interior Design Drawing Toolkit"

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Version: 5.3

About Morpholio Trace - Sketch Cad

Why Morpholio Trace for Architects, Landscape Architecture and Interior Designers?

Awarded Best Apps for architects, landscape architects, and interior designers, Trace is the dream sketch cad and architecture drawing software. Featured as both, the best app for iPad Pro and the best app for Apple Pencil, Trace combines the beauty and speed of sketching with the intelligence and precision of CAD. Whether you’re drawing project concepts, sketching through schematic design and designing architectural details, or just drawing on-site visits through construction administration and making high-res PDF drawing set markups, Morpholio Trace is everything you need for your new favorite architect app, landscape design app, or interior design app all in one. Welcome to the new best drawing app for iPad Pro.

Morpholio Trace Ecosystem

Morpholio drawing apps are not only named as the best app for architects, best app for architecture, best app for interior design, best design app, best app for landscape architects, and best app for iPad Pro, but they also now work as a perfect complement to, and seamlessly with your favorite architectural software, architecture apps, cad software, cad app, and interior design software. This includes Autodesk AutoCad, TinkerCad, Revit, SketchUp, SketchUp Viewer, Rhino, Pinterest, Adobe Photoshop, Shapr3D, UMake, and many more. In addition, your Apple iPad Pro, iPhone, and Apple Pencil will never be more exciting to use as Morpholio’s suite of drawing, design, and sketching apps become even more essential in your design process.