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Since Mountain Lion, the highlight tool in Preview allows one to select among a small number of colors. Is there a way to customize the colors (add to or change)?

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The only solution mentioned in Can Mountain Lion's Preview.app be configured to use Lion's highlighting colours? is to copy an old version of Preview to 10.8. –  Lri Sep 12 '12 at 15:17
    
Thanks for the hint! ML Preview introduced some nice changes though which would be a shame to lose... –  christianmbrodbeck Sep 12 '12 at 19:59
    
Colors are back in Mavericks..? –  beroe Sep 3 at 18:25
    
@beroe not sure if I understand your comment, as far as I can see Mavericks has the same limitations as Mountain Lion –  christianmbrodbeck Sep 3 at 21:29
    
I misunderstood. I thought you were seeing even fewer options than the [limited] color palette that is available. I searched in the Resources and didn't find any place where that is set. –  beroe Sep 3 at 21:59

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When you click the colour drop down on the annotations toolbar, you should see an Other option, that will allow you to pick arbitrary colours.

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Thanks for the answer, but unfortunately that only works in Lion, not in Mountain Lion... –  christianmbrodbeck Sep 12 '12 at 2:18
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Ah sorry. I don't have a 10.8 machine handy to double check that, so I just took a stab at it. –  robmathers Sep 12 '12 at 2:33

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