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How can I apply this code only to the 2nd layer of every PSD file? I also want to avoid color selection instead give the hex color code of black to remove.

var doc = app.activeDocument;
for(var i = 0; i < doc.layers.length; i++){
    doc.activeLayer = doc.layers[i];
    app.doAction("YOUR_ACTION_NAME_HERE", "YOUR_ACTION_SET_NAME_HERE");
    doc.activeLayer.visible = false;
}

The code appears here: How do I delete all white pixels from several layers?

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  • That script is a loop for running an action on multiple layers in the same document, not single layers within multiple documents. – Billy Kerr Aug 2 '17 at 7:35
  • This is probably more suitable for apple.SE or SuperUser.SE – Luciano Aug 2 '17 at 9:44
  • @Luciano but it's also on-topic here, or we wouldn't have the photoshop-scripting tag. – Vincent Aug 10 '17 at 9:19
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  1. Press Alt + F9 to open Action window
  2. Click on "Create a set" button and rename it to mySet enter image description here
  3. Click on "Create an Action" button and rename it to myAction
  4. Go to Select -> Color Range (selected black) pressed OK then hit Delete
  5. button on keyboard to delete the black colors, and then press CTRL + D to deselect the current selection
  6. Press Stop button in Action window
  7. open notepad and copy and paste the following code
    var doc = app.activeDocument;
    doc.activeLayer = doc.layers[1];
    app.doAction("myAction", "mySet");

In notepad save the file with ".jsx" extention

go to Photoshop -> File -> Scripts -> Browse... and select your script and run it. This script will run Action on your second layer

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