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If I run a script, is there a way to run it again without doing File|Scripts|My_script?

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You can create an action, assign an F-key to the action, then use the F-key.

Use the Insert Menu Item command located in the Action Panel Menu to insert the call to the script.

But be aware, when you quit Illustrator, the action loses the connection to the script. So, each time you launch Illustrator, you have reconfigure the action. This is a long standing bug in Illustrator.

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I can't even get scripts to show up under actions when I'm recording. How do you do that? –  Johannes Sep 18 '13 at 22:57
@Johannes You have to use the "Insert Menu Item" option in the Action Panel menu. –  Scott Sep 18 '13 at 22:59

Unfortunately, the answer is no. This has been a requested feature for years now and Adobe has done nothing to address it.

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Ctrl + F12 gets you into the Open Scripts dialog (in Windows, anyways)...It's not an answer to your question but I sometimes find it to be quicker than clicking File and going to Scripts.

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