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Can I define colors based on an existing style?

So I have set some color styles. And I want to use shades and other alterations of these colors in my design. Very basic, like that:

Screenshot from 2021-04-24 16-36-06

How can I define these alterations, so they change with the base style? Or do I have to set every tint/shade/harmony as their own style and change everything manually when I alter the base color?

Unfortunately, it’s not possible to make styles depend on each other. I think this plugin might help automate the updating of colors: Figma - Toolabs Design System Manager | ✦ Design Tokens, Theme Management and more... Define or update design tokens in one single panel...

In the meantime, you can vote for this suggestion: Use styles in other styles

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