Knowledge Base - Updating Density Plots created in Version 4

Updating Density plots created in Version 4 to new color levels in FCS Express 6

Version 4 of FCS Express had 25 discrete color levels associated with each density palette, while the new and improved Versions 5 and 6 of FCS Express have 256 discrete color levels associated with each palette. That means that density plots in Version 5 and 6 appear much smoother. To apply the new color palette smoothing to layouts created in Version 4 within Version 5 or 6 please follow the steps below:

  1. Open the layout created in FCS Express 4 in FCS Express 5 or 6.
  2. Multiple-select all density plots.
  3. Click on the Format tab>Color Levels.
  4. Click on the Default button in the Selected Color Level section (highlighted in red below.

 

The color levels will now be optimized for FCS Express 5 or 6.