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Questions about the automation and extending of functionality through the use of scripts within Adobe Photoshop.

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Streamline in Photoshop, Illustrator, Actions, or a Script?

When I receive the artwork from my artist, I get a TIFF in a size that includes bleed (Fig 1). Every time I receive a new commission, I need several additional outputs of that file, so I am trying to ...
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Photoshop - Create multiple artboards from layers

I'm trying to make a psd file where each artboard shows a different scene in the animation film I'm working on. For our production pipeline, each scene is often in a separate .ai file, and I want to ...
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Photoshop TonTon scripts by Michel Mariani - usage and difference to xtools

Anyone uses the Michel Mariani TonTon JSON scripts in Photoshop 2023 / 2024? How to install the jsxinc? When I rename it to jsx, they will show in PS. I have tested the action utility to convert an ...
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Script Listener or Alchemist DE?

what's the best listener for beginner scripting? I'm a little bit confused. Script Listener with CleanSL or Alchemist Dev version? Especially for Action converting and listening.
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Photoshop action script - batch job without dialogs and save settings

perhaps one can help me with some scripting snippets for: A) supress/ignore open and save Dialog in Actions with PS-script B) supress Color warnings while opening C) toogle on/off a dialog box next to ...
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Photoshop CC 2015 script to arrange layers into grid

I have a simple PSD with a layer group called "faces", and there are 24 layers in it, each 175x175 pixels. I want to automatically arrange those into a 6x4 grid. When I run this script (with ...
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What workflow (application or suite) is best for digital cinematography?

Doing composites creates a workflow. This workflow may consist of various components that proliferate or enhance the larger composite. Composites build all components of post-production. Digital ...
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How to save multiple layers separately at once?

i have a question. Is there an option to save multiple layers but first image need to apply do all layers below. I know there is option for that in photoshop but it's not working for me. Im creating t-...
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Photoshop API - Fit image to specific size

I created an Action JSON file which I use with the Photoshop API and send to this endpoint: https://image.adobe.io/pie/psdService/actionJSON However this object does not do anything (doesn't work): { ...
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Write a word or special character in the selected areas automatically

I have high number of JPG files and now I want to write "#" in multiple selected areas by photoshop action. for example in following I selected 4 area and I can record this by action: after ...
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How to "Quick Export as PNG" in photoshop CS6?

I use photoshop CS6 for batch editing high number of images because I can clone it by sandboxie software and it is very lite. but there is a problem, CS6 have not "Quick Export as PNG" ...
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Fix "the command get is not currently available" in CS6

I want use Photoshop CS6 for batch editing because it is lite and can be used in sandboxie software. following script is fully execute in the latest version of Photoshop (2023): #target photoshop /* ...
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Automate the creation of 100 Animated GIFs in Photoshop

I'm trying to create an Action or some sort of other automatic process in Photoshop that'll create 100 Animated-GIFs. Basically I have 100 folders that contain 9 images each, and I need this Action/...
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Expand color range selections to up or down only

for example i selected some areas like following: Now i want to expand above selections to following: If have any trick or script for this, please provide here. I hope you fully understand what I ...
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Bulk exporting psd files as png. Can't record a photoshop action

I have a folder of roughly 119 PSDs that need to be exported to PNG format. They need to preserve transparency properly for their intended purpose in print, and no other file format is acceptable. I ...
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How to integrate photoshop subscripts into the main script?

I have no programming knowledge of JavaScript and following script created by ActionToJavascript: Main Script (i can't put here because my script is very long) Now i want to put following subscripts ...
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How to remove option window from photoshop script?

I have following script that split image contents to specific layer: // photoshopscripts.wordpress.com //////////////////////////////////// // Split to Layers 1.0 // // 2012, David ...
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how to use a script to apply a plug-in filter in photoshop

I download "Free Plug-ins" in flamingpear and put it to: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop 2022\Plug-ins\Freebies 64-bit, then: import -> Filter -> Flaming Pear -> Solidify C -...
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Photoshop - Can't Automate Filter > Pixelate > Crystallization with Script

I'm working on a simple script for Photoshop that applies Filter > Pixelate > Crystallization with cell size 10 however it seems that Photoshop doesn't include a function like it does for other ...
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How to remove everything except numbers and texts from chart images?

I receive about 500 to 1000 photos of charts or graphs on a daily basis that i have to remove all the components of the photos except their numerical values. This is an example of my photos: I select ...
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I need to apply actions (a series of repetitive steps) to Gimp, but can't find how to do it

I have an xcf file that is comprised of a series of layers The first layer, called "background" holds an image that will be manipulated by the script. The other layers named 1,2,3,4 etc all ...
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Photoshop : Taking existing Pixel art and Automatically creating individual layers

Right here is an interesting one. For a project I need each pixel of existing pixel art on an individual layer. There are potentially hundreds of images so i cant just copy, paste to new layer for ...
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Batch Photomerge Save Error

Using a batch Photomerge workflow (per this question I asked a few years ago), I sometimes get the following error, which hangs the entire process and requires redoing the entire batch: When I asked ...
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Automatically detecting an existing white border around a batch of inages

Looking for a way to detect an existing white border around a batch of images before/while executing an action to remove the border and upscale to original size. Happy for the detection of border and ...
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How to rotate a layer in photoshop script

I'm trying to rotate a layer for an animation of my profile picture (below) The initial layer name is "_a_Original" New copies should be "_a_Copy (copynumber)" The idea is to ...
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Custom photoshop script to combine files

I've created a few drawings of characters with blank faces and several different facial expressions that I intended to simply put over the drawing of the blank-faced character (face pictures have ...
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Is it possible to write a script in Photoshop that reads the values of a pixel on two layers, then sets a new value in the layer mask of a third?

I have an image of a solid-black graphic with anti-aliased edges on a shaded-red background, and an image of the background without the graphic, and I want to recover an image of the graphic without ...
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Batch replace multiple placeholder images with with warp/smart object filters

In the process of looking for an answer to my question I came across this thread here: Batch replace placeholder image with a perspective warp? This is essentially what I'm trying to do, except for ...
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How to relink files in multiple Photoshop files

I saved all my linked Files of my multiple Photoshop files in a folder. I moved the linked-files folder to another place. Now when I open a file, I need to relink it and it's not so bad. But... I have ...
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Replace Smart Object Script doesn't place the image in the right size, what to do?

// Replace SmartObject’s Content and Save as JPG // 2017, use it at your own risk // Via @Circle B: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/92796/replacing-a-smart-object-in-bulk-with-...
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Image Batch Processing: Remove horizontal slice of an image and fill its void by the surrounding areas from above and/or below

Original Images & Desired Outcome I have a batch of PNG images which need the same automated image processing: Middle part (red) shall get eliminated entirely and its void filled from above/below ...
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How to modify and fix this Adobe CEP Extension (Adobe Scripts Panel)

There is a very useful Adobe CC extension called Adobe Scripts Panel, which is essentially a panel that lets you run scripts on the fly without having to go to File > Scripts > Select Script in ...
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Photoshop scripting updates

Last year, I've heard, that the Action manager won't be supported in newer versions of Photoshop (like q3 2022 or something like that). Since then, I didn't keep up with the scripting side whatsoever, ...
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Is there a way to link a smart object to a specific single layer of the linked file?

Is there a way to link a smart object to a specific single layer of the linked file? What I want to do is this: have the same smart object multiplied each copy of the smart object to be linked to a ...
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Photoshop Scripting without Knowing Any programming Knowledge?

is there a way to Photoshop Scripting without Knowing Any programming Knowledge. I want to know if any visual algorithm to code conversion that will make easy for photoshop scripting or any guide to ...
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Photoshop CC scripting: is it possible to find inline pseudoformatting in a TextItem?

I'm working with a large number of PSDs as the page masters for an ebook. The author of the book used pseudoformatting rather than the proper bold and italic versions of the font (Times New Roman), ...
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In illustrator, is there a way to script to color objects from an image on a lower layer?

Okay, so this might be a little complicated. In Adobe Illustrator (currently 25.4.1) I have a project that I'm doing, where a pattern of objects is on one layer, and there's an image on a locked layer ...
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More efficient way to auto align and scale images

I've thousands of images in various dimensions. I need to center align and rescale them to fit in a predefined canvas size. I'm currently rescaling them manually one by one. I figured the center align ...
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Unable to select .jsx

I use a text editor to edit a .jsx file. I saved it with a .jsx extension. It is not selectable when I try to load it in photoshop. Mac still recognises it as a .txt file although it is saved with a ....
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PS Script to switch between layers in Photoshop

I've been searching for months for a solution to use a shortcut to select the one layer above the selected or the layer underneath the selected one. Because I dodge & burn with curves it's taking ...
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How to export History in Photoshop to separate PNG files?

Is there a way it can be scripted so that I can export every move in history to a separate png file while drawing with a brush For example, in the image attached, every brush stroke is recorded in the ...
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Automating replacing a smart object in a mock up, then adding a texture map over the image

I'm an artist using Photoshop to create mock-ups of my art on multiple products. I've been following this thread and used it on a number of mock-ups to replace the image I'm adding to a product, for ...
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Crop Set of Images to Largest Area in Set

Pardon the title not making any sense. I have a set of images (the total number of images varies), all square (i.e. usually 200 × 200 or 1000 × 1000) They're sprites for a game, and I need to crop all ...
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Photoshop Javascript - color lookup set lut

Say I have the lookup layer as lookup = app.currentDocument.activeLayer How can I set the setting on the layer? As far as I can tell its Art Layer base class, and I can only see base calls in my data ...
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Looking for a script to export layers in an artboard, sized to artboard dimensions

I often use the Export > Layers to Files script. Obviously it's ancient (2007), and therefore has no support for the more recently introduced Artboards. When using the Layers to Files script, it ...
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Photoshop Scripting in vb.net to change the color of an existing vector shape

I want to open an existing Photoshop file and select a layer called Square. There is a vector shape in this layer. I want to change the color of this vector shape. That is all. I tried many things to ...
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Adobe Photoshop running script for multiple layers [duplicate]

I have 103 layers which i need to save as PNG files(each layer individually) but the problem I'm haiving is;the background layer (is to be saved with each layer) how can i do this ? Kindly guide me ...
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Photoshop Separate Text per Line

Hi I am looking for a way to separate a text layer into multiple text layers per line. I have a (long) list that i can paste into photoshop, but now i'm looking to split that list up into separate ...
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How to write a photoshop script to resize the image until it covers the whole canvas? (not just fit the height[or shortest length])

How to Batch Resize in Photoshop This doesn't seem to work, so I think a script way might be what I need. Adobe Photoshop Scripting The resize method in its JavaScript reference guide doesn't seem to ...
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How to save file as a copy in Photoshop (1 click shortcut)

Is there a script or quick shortcut to save a file as a Pdf (as a copy)? I find myself making small edits to a file, and need to save each change as a separate copy, and it takes 5 steps to save each ...
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