How to change the colors of DST file

Hello everyone, today we are going to show you how we can change the color of the DST file format.

It is not a difficult thing to handle, however, to ensure you do that properly you must follow all of the steps.

In order to do that you must have Wilcom application installed on your system, so let us guide you through a step by step procedure!

Step 1:

Open up your Wilcom application, it might take a while depending on your system; once it will have opened you will see a gray empty canvas on your screen.

Step 2:

After opening your application, on the menu bar click on the “File”, from the drop-down menu select “open design” you can also use your keyboard to do that, by pressing CTRL + O, doing this should open up a dialogue box, which will let you select your pre-existing DST file, select your file and click open.

Short keyCtrl + O

Step 3:

After opening the DST file, it will be imported and you will see that file loaded on to your application’s canvas.

Now comes the important part, it is mandatory to know that you can select your file in multiple chunks, depending on which portion you would like to pick to alter the color.

To change the whole color, you need to select your whole file; you can do that by double clicking on the file.

Step 4:

After your DST file has been selected you can easily change it’s color by selecting various color options, on the bottom side, right above the status bar you will see a number of different color variations, select your favorite color by clicking on the color pellet, your color will be applied.

Step 5:

Just like I mentioned before that in order to change the color you have to select it, and you can even select your file in multiple chunks, the benefit of doing so is that you can change color of little portion depending on your requirements.

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You can select both, one and multiple parts of your DST file to apply color on.

Step 6:

Short keyCtrl + S

Now that you have changed the color of your DST file, it is important to save it, you can click on “File” and save it or just press CTRL + S to save it, it will open up a save dialogue box for you, however, it is very important to know that you select. DST file format from the drop down saving option, if you select some other option your file will be saved in some other format, which is something we do not want here.

Name your file and save it as .DST.

And that is it, your file has been saved and you have successfully changed the color of your DST file, now your file is ready and can be used on the machine.