Questions tagged [cc-2019]

Specifically related to the 2018-19 Creative Cloud versions of Adobe's suite of software.

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How my CEP extension can listen to “Select” event but only for “historyState”? [closed]

As the title says, I would like to know if and how my CEP extension can listen to Select event, but only for historyState and not when I just select a layer for example. Here is an example how my ...
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Issue on returning a variable from an evalScript function

I am working on a CEP HTML panel for Photoshop and I want to check first if there is any opened documents before my panel do what it has to do. So I made something like this into my index.js so to ...
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How to select number of colors when exporting in PNG8?

Photoshop CC 2019. I do Export As..., select PNG, select Smaller File. And then I'm unable to set color number. Probably, Photoshop uses 256 colors. Is there any way to set the value to 16 or 32? ...
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Communication issue between functions into JS and JSX files

I have made this function into a JS file... function getColors(isPick, isForecolor) { var chosenFunction = 'getColor(' + isPick + ', ' + isForecolor + ')'; csInterface.evalScript(...
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How can I get layer's data using Action Manager, excluding layers with specific layerSet?

I have make this function so to get data of every layer with Bevel and Emboss effect, within a document. Now I am looking for a way to do the same thing, but excluding a specific group (layerSet). ...
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Is date variable text possible in Photoshop CC 2019

I'm trying to create a date variable for a production template in Photoshop so that it updates to the current date when I save a new version of the document. It doesn't seem like much but over time ...
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How can I get layers data in relation to their group name?

I am making a Photoshop script which gets every layer with Bevel and Emboss effect and then doing some actions. I have make this function so to get layers data... function getLayersData() { ...
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indesign cc2019 package problem

When i make a package indesign does NOT copy all links to the new folder. When i then used to save the document to the new folder the links were updated to the new links folder. Not anymore. When i ...
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Get values from an applied bevel and emboss effect for multiple layers?

I created this function below, to get some values from an applied bevel and emboss effect, like shading angle, shading altitude etc. alert("Angle: " + getBevelAndEmbossValues()[0] + "\nAltitude: " + ...
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How to find all text layers with specific color and replace this color with an other one?

Recently, I added a similar question about how to find all shapes with specific color and replace this color with an other one. Sergey Kritskiy gave me the solution with a working example which I ...
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What specific limitations does GIMP have compared to Photoshop?

I am considering switching to GIMP. I would like to know how GIMP compares to Photoshop in terms of functions overall. Are there things that Photoshop can do, that GIMP cannot?
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Explanation of a function line by line for learning purposes!

As the title says, I need someone to give me an explanation of this function below, line by line, for learning purposes. Thank you in advance!!! function getAllShapeLayersData() { var lyrs = []; ...
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How can I get an alert with layers count before they change?

I have this function below and before it calls bevel(); function, I want first to add an alert where it says how many layers going to be change... function goThroughLayers(parentLayer){ for(var i=...
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Adding two GIFs in a single Photoshop Document

I'm trying to make a document that has a two GIFs on it. I've figured out how to make a template, but when I try to move a GIF from its document into the template, it just becomes a still image. I've ...
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What is the right way to count all the layers that are going to change into a script?

I am using a script (by Sergey Kritskiy from this question) so to select all shapes with specific color and replace this color with another one. I made some changes, I have also add a confirm window (...
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How can I get all shape layers where their names include specific word?

I have this function which gets all shape layers of a document... function getAllShapeLayersData() { var lyrs = []; try { activeDocument.backgroundLayer; var layers = 0 } ...
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How can I get an RGB color using Photoshop's color picker instead of systems's?

I am using this script bellow to get an RGB color from color picker. Any idea how can I do the same thing but using Photoshop's color piker instead of system's one? var hexToRGB = function(hex) { ...
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How to select all shapes with specific color and replace this color with an other one?

I am totally new in Photoshop scripting, but I have some JavaScript experience. I want to make a script (or find an existing one and study it) that finds every shape with a specific fill color in my ...
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Masking an image using a shape with layer style in Photoshop

I am working on a UI design in Photoshop CC 2019. I have an image and I would like to mask it with a shape. Masking works fine with the shape. But if I applied some layer style like gradient or color ...
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Illustrator 19 can't change polygon (or any path) appearence under 4pt stroke

I can't change the appearance of the stroke on this polygon to anything under 4pt stroke, and I can't change the corners from anything but round joint. Turning off the stroke does nothing, and only ...
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Opacity problem with Illustrator and general inquiry

I'm a new member here and I started Illustrator a few days ago. I'm trying to find out stuff here and there but a huge problem I'm encountering is changing the opacity. First problem The opacity is ...