Color Cycling tool window

The Color Cycling tool window rotates the colors of the layers in the active fractal. To open the Color Cycling tool window if it is hidden, click Tool Windows on the Window menu, and then click Color Cycling.

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Click on one of the buttons to start cycling the colors. Move the slider to change the cycling speed.

What color cycling does is repeatedly moving the Rotation slider of the gradients of the editable layers in the fractal. This rotates the gradients in the layers, reproducing the “palette animation” effect that is well-known from older 256-color fractal programs.

Color cycling is also possible without the Color Cycling tool window. Right-click inside the fractal window to open a pop-up menu, click the Gradient submenu and then click Cycle Colors Forward or Cycle Colors Backward. These commands are available in Full-screen mode as well.

For more information on a specific control, click the help button in the title bar of the tool window, and then click the control, or move the mouse over the control while the Fractal Mode tool window is open.

See Also
Tool windows

Color cycling tool window