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Questions tagged [javascript]

Questions related to Javascript code, one of the main technologies behind the web and also being used in Adobe software.

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Scripting - Artboards names in photoshop

I checked in the Photoshop's Documentation if there was any option to work with artboards in scripting. Unfortunately I couldn't find anything. Does anyone have experience in working with artboards ...
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Is there a way to target a path within a clipping group in an Illustrator script

I am super new to Illustrator scripting and am stuck on this problem, and hoping that someone might be able to shed some light for me. I have a clipping mask in illustrator with a curved line being ...
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Acrobat - placeholder text for form field?

I have created a form in Acrobat and would like to have placeholder text within each field instead of actual labels for each field. The first approach was a script I inserted into "custom" under the ...
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Layer doesn't resize properly

I'm having problems figuring out why my layer does not resize to match the dimensions of the source layer. I set signatureLayer equal to the layer named "signature" and pass it and the layer I want ...
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How to run photoshop closed?

Is it possible to run photoshop without running it? I want to run an action that basically replaces image layers and text layers, and quick exports results. Summing up, I have come to know about ...
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How to change in photoshop script color of Smart Object Layer, or Rasterized Image?

I need to change color of Smart Object Layer in JS script. I found how to change TextLayer, but SmartObjects haven't "textItem" property. Need to change it like Color Overlay works in Photoshop. For ...
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How to enumerate images on A4 print for multiple pages on Phtoshop?

I have to print some labels on an A4 paper. These labels need to be enumerated with iteration for multiple prints. About 8 labels per page, and more than 10-15 pages, depending on the requirement. I ...
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Is there a way to set a specific form field highlight color in Indesign forms?

I have designed a form with text entry fields in Indesign. When viewed as a PDF in Acrobat the field highlight color is a purplish blue (as shown in the image here). Is there any way to set the field ...
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Illustrator Javascript to Embed Linked Images

Hi I'm Trying to Embed linked Images in Adobe Illustrator. I've edited some Javascript code to get the linked Images to Embed and It works fine for 1, 2 an 3 Images. When I try to embed a fourth Image ...
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How to turn off Text Layer-Name Update

In this question: Restore Photoshop Text Layer Name Auto-Updating? The asker talks about Photoshop's 'feature' of automatically updating a text layer's layer-name to the first thing you change the ...
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ScriptUI panel resizing issue

I'm working on a script that receives a bunch of input from the user to change certain text fields around the document. Given the amount of input I want the user able to change in a single run of the ...
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Illustrator Script Group Sublayers One By One

Trying to convert all sublayers of my design (with or without children) into a group on its own. You can check on my screens what i have to what i need to obtain. What i have What i need Here is ...
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Weird Script UI bug

I'm working on a script with a dialog box in photoshop. The goal is to get an End Date and Time for multiple banners. My Cancel button works fine, but my Ok button produces a weird bug. The window ...
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Illustrator Script Help create LAYER TO GROUP function

Im kind of new on this and im trying to find a solution to "Group" all layers in INDIVIDUAL/SEPARATE GROUPS. Have not been successful within the 1st stage of my script to work by grouping each layer ...
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Scripting 1-line vs 2-line text boxes

I will try to ask this question as best I can, but the problem is a challenging one. I have a text box that one part of my script will change the text in. I want to code a boolean variable to check ...
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How to automate the composition of an online book

I am putting together a website that personalises a children storybooks with a wide range of options - text and illustrations. As we build the website and being new to the design/book space, can you ...
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Adobe Illustrator Script Adjustment

I'm working a script to make ALL the texts of a document with some specifics. Glad to say it's already functioning but not completely because it's just working on some of the textframes and not all of ...
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ScriptUI Photoshop Palettes

I'm working on a photoshop script that contains a GUI for collecting information. This is my first time using Script UI and I'm running into 2 issues that I'm not sure how to address. Issue 1, the ...
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Replacing a smart object in bulk with Photoshop script; Editing script for more than one smart object

I found the following code and it works very well for most Photoshop files I have tried, but the file I want to use it with has 2 Smart Objects, one nested in the other. See attached images. Is it ...
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Scripting Artboard Export with specific bit depths

I'm working on setting up a reusable template for some PNG avatars. Unfortunately, the different avatars have specific export requirements. Currently I'm using Save for Web to achieve these specific ...
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How do I set eyedropper settings using Photoshop ExtendScript (Javascript)?

Is there a way to set Photoshop's eyedropper settings (sample size, sample, show sample ring) in a script? Or, failing that, use the script to find out what the current settings are? Thanks.
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Text frame location with javascript based on value

I have been doing some research and cant really find a solution to this specific process I am trying to automate. Looking to edit my current script so that it calls a chapter number variable within a ...
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Is there automatical way to fill white pixels to black if it's surrounded by black pixel? See my image for more details

Basically, if you look at the image I want to fill the white noise if it's surrounded by black pixels. Maybe not a single white pixel but I definitely would like to fill the bigger patches. I was ...
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How can I extract sprites with sizes that have no relation together

Basically I want to extract sprites I've started by doing a red rectangle in Photoshop with opacity so I can modify and choose the position data from here https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/...
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Test if two Adobe Illustrator PathPoints are the same in script

I am trying to write a function that takes a PathPoint and returns its index relative to it's parent PathItem. Something like this: function getPathPointIndex(pathPoint) { var pathPoints = ...
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How to write JavaScript code for checking the colors?

I am working in Photoshop CC and I have only 7 selected colors in our swatches. After the process has been done we will do the indexing. After that is there any possibility to check if there are any ...
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Artboard renaming issue

I'm working on a script for my team that will allow them to batch rename artboards in Photoshop. We use the following naming convention for our artboards: "ProjectTitle_BannerType_WidthxHeight_LG" ...
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indesign script - output textframe onto active document

In my indesign document i have around 250 pages, each of which contain 1 table (1 per page). What i am trying to do is: Get the value of the top row of each table Retrieve the first letter of the ...
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Indesign - remove empty cells from table

I have imported XML which contains nested tables and have created a script to remove all empty cells which is as: var myDocument = app.activeDocument; for(var i=myDocument.textFrames.length-1; i>=...
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InDesign: how to remove everything between square brackets

I have a script to find all textframes in a document, and do a regular expression to remove (if contains) all text inside square brackets. For example the text frame might contain: "Lorem ipsum ...
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Indesign Script - output xml content as textframes [closed]

Is there a way of looping through xml tags and output each tag onto a new page of an indesign document Here is what i have so far but i think i am way off: var myDocument = app.activeDocument; var ...
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InDesign Script to create URLs

Is there a script to use within InDesign so it finds a URL within textframes and it turns it into a hyperlink? As I am aware, to create a hyperlink within InDesign requires you to right click and ...
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SVG stroke-dashadjust polyfill. Trying to get SVG dotted stroke to align dots at the ends

W3C SVG Strokes introduces stroke-dashadjust but no browser implements it yet. Adobe Illustrator's stroke panel has a button for this feature – its tooltip reads Aligns dashes to corners and path ...
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Script to resize InDesign page to fit content

I'm wanting to use ExtendScript javascript to loop through each page of an Adobe InDesign document and change the size of the page to match the visible bounds of all the objects on that page. I'll ...
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Photoshop/Javascript - Will this code help me draw fronts on weather maps?

I am a meteorologist. I use Photoshop to help annotate maps. One thing I always wanted to do, but couldn't, was draw weather fronts. Recently I've come across some javascript used by leafletjs to ...
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Photoshop script to select specific colors

Please note that I'm a complete beginner and this is my first coding question ever. If this is more appropriate on another site, tell me. I want to automate a process were the program select a ...
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Bullet list syntax for Adobe InDesign script

I'm looking for the syntax that defines bullet points so that I can create a bullet list in a script for use as a guide template for other users. At a guess my best bet so far is that it's under '...
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Photoshop Javascript - Resize not working correctly

I have written a script in Javascript for photoshop which gets user input (number of boxes on the desktop) then converts it into pixel sizes. The problem is on resizing, the layer doesn't change to ...
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How to assign and execute a custom JavaScript function to a button on InDesgin?

I am new in scripting. I have checked other answers and a few tutorials but I failed to find a way to assign custom function to a button on InDesign. I built a PDF and added a button. I want to ...
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Search for string and delete entire text frame with JavaScript for Illustrator

I can delete a layer by name: var myDoc = app.activeDocument; var myLayers = myDoc.layers; var myLayer = myLayers["layer name"]; myLayer.remove(); or by stacking order: var ...
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exportSVG in jsfl run as a command in adobe animate doesn't work

In Adobe Animate and with a .fla file (after importing a swf file, import to stage), I run this script var exportFileName = 'file:///C|/temp/files/a.svg'; fl.getDocumentDOM().exportSVG(exportFileName,...
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How to package an illustrator file with extendscript javascript? [closed]

I have a lot of Illustrator files that I have to assemble (package) individually. I would like to know if it’s possible to do this with extendscript? I have found a function 'packageForPrin' in API ...
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Exporting SVG from Illustrator with stroke as an SVG attribute

I have created a simple chevron icon in Illustrator and now exporting it as an SVG. Technically, it's just a path with a 2pt round brush stroke. When I export it as an SVG with the stroke applied I ...
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Creating interactive images/videos with links for website?

I am curious on how websites create interactive videos and images with links for websites? Is this accomplished with flash and if so any recommendations on software to use to create basic pages like ...
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Photoshop javascript, how to select contents of a layer

Is there a method for the following function (mac) Command-click on thumbnail in layer panel? (So all non empty pixels get selected in specified layer.)
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How to script a popup box before closing a document - InDesign

I have used javascript to script before, using an eventlistener to say app.addEventListener( "beforeClose" , [function]); function [functionname]() etc... What I need is a way to tell InDesign '...
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Script to change a color in all layers of a PSD file to another color?

Is it possible to loop through all layers (there are too many layers) and replace one color with another. Need automated approach, script or simple action. Loop through all layers{ Change Fill ...
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How to rotate all items as a group? (In a script, Illustrator)

I have an SVG with a few curved paths. I'd like to create n versions of this, by rotating them around as a group (360 / n degrees apart), around the center of the square-shaped canvas they're in, like ...
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How to insert text into an Illustrator file using ExtendScript JavaScript

I opened my Illustrator file successfully using the below code: var fileRef = new File("E:/project/AH_Portrait.ai"); var docRef = app.open (fileRef) I want to write some text ("Handgloves") into it, ...
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Logarithmic Spacing in Illustrator

I'm trying to space text logarithmically. My goal is essentially the same as the one presented here, which is useful but doesn't help me as the only advice provided is to use JS, which I'm not ...