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Controlling playbackChanging track settings ► Customizing track/bus colors

A. Track Color bar
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In the track color palette, select the desired color. You can preview colors in real-time as you point to different color swatches. To assign a custom color, click the Other button and select the desired color. By default, tracks follow the color of the bus they are assigned to. If you do not want to assign a custom color or follow the bus color, click and hold down the Follow Bus button, then select Default on the pop-up menu.
When a track color is set to Default, the track strip will not be tinted, and clips will revert to using the track colors that are specified in the Preferences dialog box (Edit > Preferences > Customization - Colors).
Figure 3209. Default track colors are defined in the Preferences dialog box.
A. Tracks with custom colors B. Non-colored tracks inherit the bus color C. Bus
If you do not want tracks to inherit bus colors, go to Edit > Preferences > Customization - Colors and click the Track Defaults button, then click and hold down the Follow Bus button and select Default on the pop-up menu. You can also configure individual tracks to ignore bus colors (see To select a track color).
You can specify a default color for all new tracks and buses. To do so, go to Edit > Preferences > Customization - Colors and click the Track Defaults or Bus Defaults button.
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