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

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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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How to batch crop an image and create multiple sizes (with Photoshop)?

Is it possible to crop images similar to Danielillos solution for resizing to specific dimensions with the center of the source image as the anchor?
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“hard code” a specific folder into “Load Files Into Stack?”

I'm trying to create an action that runs "Load Files Into Stack" on the exact same output folder (contents generated by another program) every time without requiring user input. Is this possible?
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How to batch resize an image and create multiple sizes (with Photoshop)?

I want to batch resize an image in multiple sizes with Photoshop. The sizes are most of the time the same so I would like to have profiles for a set of fixed sizes. Ideally I just need to open my ...
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Load Action Script Photoshop CS4

Sorry for my English. I'd like to load an action to photoshop cs4 with JavaScript but nowhere can I find this function. This function doesn't work: app.loadAction( new File( 'E:/Folder/Actions/My-...
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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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Photoshop animation with Fuse: batch saving for different frames and options

Is there a way to make a batch-script for automate saving (in .png files) each frame of the animation (Fuse character in Photoshop) with different character options, for example head location (as ...
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Photoshop animation: How to render each layer to seperate file at once?

Is there a way to render each separate layer in Photoshop to separate file? I have a character from Fuse and I want to render it in X positions. I don't want to click 'render' for every new layer, of ...
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How to extract the current settings for any Photoshop tool via ExtendScript or ActionScript?

I'm looking to find the settings for various options for different tools in Photoshop. This post hinted at the answer: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/a/113421 It said: To get a current ...
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Automation of image alignment by detecting bounding box?

I'm often having to align and crop product images on a white back drop and it occurred to me this would be a simple task for a script of some sort. I can think of a way to code this as an after ...
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Resizing a square image to a rectangle with a fixed aspect ratio [duplicate]

I have a very large batch of images that I need to resize. I am new to Photoshop (have used Elements for years) and I am unsure how to do this. Basically, all the images are currently 2000 x 2000. ...
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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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Photoshop Macro to initially align images then separate differences into a new layer

I'm trying to find a way to automate a process I need to do a number of times (a couple hundred at least). The process starts with two images: (Original) Perfectly flat, set to true color, cropped ...
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In photoshop how can you fill each selection with its own individual gradient automatically?

Basically, this is an oversimplified illustration that shows exactly what I want. Instead of me selecting each patch individually then apply the gradient I can just use select > color range or magic ...
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Rotate all layers in a group

How would I go about referencing a group of layers in a script if I wanted to perform a rotation on all of them as a group, not individually? Essentially I want to rotate all my layers in the group ...
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Embed colour profile when saving as JPG via script

I have the following script that saves a copy of my current document as a JPG to the desktop, however I cannot get it to embed the colour profile. Does anyone know how to do that? var JPGquality = 12;...
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Creating unique watermarks

I'm experimenting with creating unique watermarks for a large set of images. Each image will have the same watermark but with tiny variations. I'm new to Photoshop scripting and would like to know ...
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Saving smallest JPG possible with Photoshop

I wanted to know what the best way to save a JPG to be very small and still keep its quality as much as possible. I have 1200x1200 psd files that when I save them while keeping quality the jpg is ...
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extract src and dest coordinates after warpping in adobe photoshop

any way (plugin, extended script, etc,.) to extract src and dest coordinates after warpping? here is a very simple example: we'll puppet warp the photo, and the we'd like to extract the coordinates ...
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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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Detecting 3D objects by object name in Photoshop CC with .js

I am attempting to create a function that detects active 3D objects contained within a Photoshop layer by their name. Even with the a script listener, there is no output when I make a 3D object ...
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Replace smart object content without Photoshop

I am looking for a way to bulk replace smart object content without using Photoshop. My goal is to create nice poster mockups for hundreds of posters automatically. So I have a PSD file containing ...
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Save specific combination of layers as PNG [duplicate]

Unfortunately I don't have any experience yet with PS scripts, so I would highly appreciate your help. I'm looking for a way to export a specific combination of layers to a PNG. My file is laid-out ...
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Script to move layer in photoshop

I'd like to have a script that moves one of two layer in a photoshop session by one pixel, save the output as a png and repeat. Here's my attempt (it complains that transform is not avaialable, but I'...
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Create new photos from a photo based on variations of an adjustment

I have a picture here and I want to apply an adjust (brightness for example) and save like 40 pictures, each one with a different level of brightness. Is there a way to do this automatically? I use ...
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Store a Copied Image in an Automation Script

So I'm about to get into a part of my project where I have to process a ton of images. The processing flow is the same, so I would like to use a combination of Actions and Automation to do the job. I ...
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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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Toggle between image and upscaled+masked view of same image?

Is it possible in Adobe Photoshop, via Adjustment Layers or Scripting or some other means, to enable an alternate processed view of the working document? Ideally some kind of two-up view, where the ...
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Looking for software, apps, plugins that will tile multiple images

I am looking to use 1000 images of different people and tile them in rows and columns. I tried using the Contact Sheet II feature in Photoshop but I get white gaps between the columns. I've looked ...
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Photoshop Local Zoom?

Is there anyway to zoom in on only a portion of an image without enlarging the entire document? I know that you can create a second window for the same document, put the windows side by side, and ...
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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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Photoshop Action ask for script location?

I have a Photoshop action which batch resizes a load of png files. It loads the png which is 5400x4500, it then resizes the canvas to 5400x4050, then File -> Automate -> Fit Image to 5400x4050, and ...
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How to avoid random fill pattern dialog box when using action in photoshop?

I want to create an action that fills pattern randomly. I have created a sample pattern but it show me dialog box for random pattern setting every time when I play action. How to avoid that dialog box ...
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How to make font size resize automatically to fit in a text box in photoshop using script

I have a JSON file like: { "text": "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nullam dui ante, euismod id quam eu. " } The text object above contain 15 character. And, I have 6 ...
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How to find the nearest color from a list of 9 in Photoshop?

I've a picture of an static object correctly balanced and exposed: I would like to sample the nearest color from my own palette of 9 RGB or Lab using Photoshop: Colour palette: #8270a4 #aa83cb #...
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Export layers to files in CS6 action

I have two questions. Is there a way to set the exported filename to original_filename + layer_name.png instead of just layer name in the "Export layers to files" script? I don't know what to type ...
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How can I extract all text content from Photoshop with all associated styles for backgrounds? (see example inside)

I have provided a lot of PSDs with lots of content to a coder. There were 50+ PSD and it took a team of 4 people 2 months to build them. Furthermore, the content was in Spanish and the coder doesn't ...
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How to use the indexed color mode in Photoshop? [closed]

i want to understand the indexed color mode please hep me out how to work with indexed color mode.
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How to Saving multiple layer at once to png in photoshop?

Can able to find the way to saving multiple layer in photoshop and with same Names to be saving in one folder.
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Trouble with .csv File & Variables

Long time lurker, first time poster. I've been having trouble since updating to macOS High Sierra when using Variables. I save the Excel file as a .csv but when I go to import it into Photoshop, it ...
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Batch script to resize height of all layers to same height but keeping their original aspect ratio

I have hundreds of product image layers and I am trying to resize them all to the same height (ignoring the width) and retaining their individual aspect ratio's. Is there a script available that does ...
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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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Automating the export of layer combinations to a range of JPG files sizes (Photoshop)

The scenario I often have Photoshop files with the following general Layers configuration (each item is a Layer Group): Output 1 Output 2 Output 3 Background Group This example would produce three ...
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How to script resize export and specific folder output?

I maintain my uncle's photography website and that work currently at least consists of resizing new photos to different sizes (full, retina-thumbnail, regular thumbnail) and putting them on the site (...
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Edit layer property when another layer is activated

I successfully created my first fitness sleeveless t-shirt mockup using Photoshop CC. This is the result so far: It's my first mockup ever and I'm pretty satisfied with this result. There is an ...
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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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Script to automatically save a PSD when saving a PNG

Can you give me a script which will save a PSD automatically when I save a PNG? I found a script that saves a PNG when saving a PSD, I tried to reverse it but it didn't work :( main(); function main(...
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Get all text in layer by script in CS6

I'm using photoshop to support my job so I want to know how to get all text in layer and save it into a text file? I was using this script I found in github to get coordinates and layer: // Enables ...
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Batch Data-driven variables automatically size text to fit a defined area

so I want to know if it's possible to generate text on image with fixed width and adjust the text to fit the full width if, for example, the variable name length is short. Example in attachment I ...
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Apply script only to the 2nd layer of every PSD file

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;...