Basic color controls
There are several basic color controls in Motion:
Color well: A small color swatch that, when clicked, opens the OS X Colors window
Downward arrow: A button beside the color well that opens the Motion pop-up color palette, an alternative to the OS X Colors window
Eyedropper: A control used to pick a color in use in the Motion Canvas
Disclosure triangle: A control that, when clicked, reveals advanced color controls
Change the color of an object using the basic Motion color controls
Do one of the following:
Click the color well swatch, then pick a color from the OS X Colors window. For more information, see Colors window.
Click the downward arrow or Control-click the color well, then pick a color from the Motion pop-up color palette. For more information, see Pop-up color palette.
Click the eyedropper, then click an object of the desired color in the Canvas. For more information, see Eyedropper.
Click the disclosure triangle on the left side of the color controls to expose individual Red, Green, Blue, and, when applicable, Opacity sliders. For more information, see Expanded color controls.