Photoshop: Color Panel size and control feature request

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I think the colour panel design could be improved with a few relatively small changes:

IMO the sliders are too narrow. Changing values using the slider arrows is very imprecise as a 1px horizontal movement moves at least three units of colour - if not more.

There is some wasted space to the right of the entry fields. It would be better if those fields were moved right over to the right hand side, made smaller in size to accommodate the three digits they display, and the slider bars were made wider, using the space that was released.

Ideally I'd like to see the slider bars in this panel 'auto-expand' - perhaps up to 3x their current width (1px = 1/255 unit) when the panel itself is widened.

I'd also like to see the spectrum bar widened to match - and made about 1.5x as deep as it is now. Currently it's too shallow in height to be of any significant use IMO.

Mike A
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Mike Abbott

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Brett N, Official Rep

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You bring up some good points in this suggestion.

Just want to point out for the time being, that using your mouse scroll after clicking on the number value on the right (and still hovering over it) will probably give you a bit more precise control.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Going back through some older threads. The current color panel can be expanded and has new picker. Should satisfy most of the request here.