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When I record actions, I put in the pixel size I want it to save as (1000x1000) for web export. For some reason, it will only replay this action and resize based on a scaling percentage. Is there a way to fix this without having to edit scripts? I tried changing preferences for units to pixels, but that didn't work. Please help!

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  • Can you give us a rundown of what the action is doing? There’s probably a few ways to solve it, but it’ll depend on your exact steps and desired outcome. Feb 17, 2015 at 9:20

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When you record your action, before exporting click Image > Duplicate. Rescale the duplicate using Image > Image Size. Export the duplicate using File > Export > Save for Web (Legacy). Then close the duplicate without saving it.

This allows you to basically create a temporary document for rescaling purposes, without affecting the original image.

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Record with "Image Size" function used. After recording the action, in action panel, click "Action 1" -> Image Size(Double Click) -> set pixel or percentage or ... then run again

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  • Do you mean to just add a new action where I resize the image? The thing is, I don't want to change the size of the original image. I only want it to export as a different size, then the action list will save the original image in psd format.
    – tcheng
    Jul 22, 2014 at 17:14
  • Also, there's no listing for "Image Size" within my action. It only says has horizontal and vertical scaling.
    – tcheng
    Jul 22, 2014 at 17:29
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    If you want to preserve the size of the image, record a final step in the action that reverts back to the original document state in the history panel (after exporting at 1000 x 1000). Dec 9, 2016 at 1:14
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It doesn't look like this can be done using "Save for web ... " in an action. However, Minu J is correct - you can use Image Size (under the Image menu) for this:

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