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Small programs automating certain tasks. For questions about script typefaces, use the script-typeface tag.

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Adobe indesign script to apply stroke to all the frames in document

I need to automate some process in Indesign, therefore I need a javascript script with simple feature: select all frame objects (no matter what kind of a content: both text and image), and add a ...
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InDesign Scripting: Adding a paragraph after every paragraphs of a particular style

I'm trying to automatically insert a new paragraph below every paragraph that has a particular style. This is working well, but there is the side effect of changing the style of the paragraph ...
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Modified a Replace artwork script but with a little twist. Help needed

I modified a script. Original version of a script is like https://gist.github.com/laryn/0a1f6bf0dab5b713395a835f9bfa805c. Issue is I am providing the artwork as an argument to my modified script so ...
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Inkscape: batch processing (expand) SVG font glyphs

In inkscape, I would like to apply a batch process to all Glyphs of a SVG font, like: either just enlarge the path to make it look bolder or, maybe equivalently, add a stroke, then stroke to path, ...
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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 History - save with psd? [duplicate]

When I work on an Photoshop document, I do many changes, create snapshots, and so on. But after saving the psd and open it, the history is empty. I didn´t find anything. I can log the history to txt ...
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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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Scale object to column width in indesign script

we have a repetitive task, distributing a logo to the top left of the margin and scaling this to the first column (X columns defined). Is there a script or perhaps point me in the direction of ...
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Indesign script to automate order list by last name

Every month I have to order a long list of names alphabetically by last name. Is there a way to do this all in one single script? This is what I am currently doing: Use a GREP to place the last names ...
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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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Create multiple artboards with unique sizes from list of pre-typed measurements

I have several projects that need 15-20 artboards in one file with multiple unique sizes. Right now, I create each artboard individually working of a long list of typed out measurements . Is there a ...
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How can I automatically export parts of Inkscape SVG layers, defined by rectangles on a layer, into separate images named by rectangle+layer?

I have one SVG created in Inkscape. It has a layer* containing rectangles which define clipping boundaries. It has multiple other layers containing the elements that I want to end up rendered into ...
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Create a new illustrator document with callback options

I am totally new to javascript and extended script. I made a lot of tutorial to try to learn the right method and syntax but for several weeks I can't create the script I want. The script is quite ...
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Can layers be symlinked in gimp? Like if they were the same layer

Can layers be symlinked in gimp? Like if they were the same layer. For example, I have one tree, and I want to create a forest. I want to draw a single tree, dup that layer into 20 layers. Then i will ...
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Apply a script to all selected layers in Photoshop

I have a script modified from here: specific resize layer action Which will resize a selected layer to fit within 300px (I tweaked it to check if width or height are bigger, and scale accordingly) Is ...
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Updating link to changed Word document results in wrong paragraph style in InDesign

I have over three hundred word documents linked into my InDesign CS6 project. The authors of these can update them with revised texts. The documents are all in Normal Word style, and I have a mapping ...
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Inkscape scripting and automation: nodes?

How does Inkscape handle nodes in scripting? Or can the nodes be written out in some way? Or perhaps there is a better place to ask about this: I have a simple manual clicking routine that seems a ...
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With GIMP 2.10, how can I automatically sort and organize layers most efficiently on a canvas?

In order to print a lot of photos at scale, I create a huge canvas in GIMP and drag the images, then organize by hand. The result looks like this. I feel like GIMP could do its own organization of ...
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Getting all hex colors to export to png

I'm doing something kinda silly where I actually do need all ~16mil RGB colors. I do know how to do them separately, one by one, but I can imagine that taking quite a long time to do it manually. This ...
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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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Photoshop script to swich path operations?

Is there script which allows me to set and use one path operation and switch it to another? I need to use "combine shapes", later I need to use "subtract front shape". So I need to ...
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Photoshop script for turn on/off Only web colors in Color picker

Goal: Compare one color selected with eyedropper tool to foreground color (white). If foreground color (f7f7f7) is close to white (ffffff) then run code... I want to find/convert selected color to ...
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How can I apply the same frame style to all the pictures of a collage at once in Picture Collage Maker Pro?

I have a collage with >20 pictures in Picture Collage Maker Pro on Windows 10. How can I apply the same frame style to all the pictures of my collage at once? I don't want to have to do it for each ...
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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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Photoshop script to insert an image into a layer

I am using Photoshop and Photopea to streamline a workflow. Rather than making hundreds of PSD templates I am hoping to use a base template in where a script dynamically adds the right image depending ...
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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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Can you change the hue of a PNG with Simple Inkscape Scripting?

I am attempting to use Simple Inkscape Scripting to programmatically construct an image. I have been working through how to place various objects at (x,y) coordinates on the design surface, but what ...
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Is there a quick way to do multiple : Select > Same > Fill & Stroke and group

I am working on many designs and the job i have been given is to change the colours but all designs have lots of colours so i need to select all the colours and group them. After 100 designs and 35 ...
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Script for ; Select Same fill color and object group for all colors separately

In Illustrator 2019 CMD+G does not work to select all the colors. I need to select all the separate colors and make them groups. Does anyone have a script that would do this please?
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Gimp: Automatically save alternating layers and one set background layer?

I have one base layer and ten optional, alternating layers (on/off features). So there are 2**10 combinations with 10 optinal layers so I should get 1024 variations generated with my layers. As a ...
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I need to place a large A4 doc into an A3 doc. 2 A4 pages for each A3 page. How to do this quickly?

Part of a task I regularly have to do is to place A4 documents into A3 documents. 2 A4 pages side by side onto each A3 page. The A4 documents can be long, so it's a nuisance to have to place, size and ...
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Do "let" and "const" work in Adobe scripts?

Do they work or they don't? Changing some var variables to let resulted into error, while changing some of them to const didn't. Are both of them unsupported?
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Image trace setting for BW image so no white BG is added

I have a black and white images PNG (+5000) on transparent BG. I am trying to find a setting that will trace the images without creating a white block in place of a transparent segment. I need the ...
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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 create a darken/lighten keyboard shortcut in Illustrator?

Searching for greyscale keyboard shortcuts I stumbled upon this nice useful video. However at minute 1:15 she uses a keyboard shortcut to quickly lighten and darken the selected colors. How does she ...
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Indesign replace multiples links by other folder images

I don't find a script or tricks to do that, i would like to replace ALL images by other folder (with different images). exemple: i made a template with 4 box who contain the same image : toto.jpg, ...
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Photoshop script to take a Smart Object and "Relink to File"

Please help :) In Photoshop CC under "File > Place Linked..." I can select a file to be placed as a linked layer (layer with a link icon over the layer thumbnail). I would like a ...
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How to force whole numbers to have one decimal place in Adobe Illustrator?

I make a lot of graphs using Illustrator for my company. Unfortunately, the graphing tool in Illustrator is very archaic. When adding number labels to graphs, Illustrator automatically removes .0 from ...
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Writing GREP Wildcard Script for Illustrator without prompts

I found a script on here that adds percentage symbols to numbers in illustrator. It works great and I figured out way to auto populate the fields with the needed strings to run the code without having ...
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Convert automatically a specific color to another inside a set of png icons

I have a set of .png images (which are controls like buttons, sliders, checkbox etc for a GUI) and I'd like to convert a specific color to another for each files using an automatic solution. For ...
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Batch crop and center photos by trimming whitespace

Processing large amounts of product images shot on white backdrops is very time consuming and seems like the perfect job for an app/script, but I cannot see anything available that can do this. If I ...
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Keep image ratio bulk export JPG from Indesign

Is there a reason why the generated JPG has the ratio of the image frame its in. Say you place a square psd file and make it smaller in the rectangle and also make that frame rectangular. Now the ...
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Does anyone know this embroidery font? [closed]

[![enter ima Please and thank you! I'm attempting to match this script embroidery font????
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Is there a script to re-stack objects in illustrator by distance from top left?

This is ideal for the creation of isometric graphics. You can replicate an isometric tile symbol with a graphic in it, like a house or a tree, multiple times, then run the script to re-stack all ...
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How can any color width and height be found in Illustrator

How do we get the width and height of any color in Illustrator in a document. With PHOTOSHOP we know this when we select it in the Ctrl+ Color Palette in the channel, but how can we find it with ...
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Can you control Photoshop with external software?

I want to write a program that changes the foreground color, selected tool, etc. without having to use things like macros and actions. I'm developing on Windows. Any ideas or resources?
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how get paragraph style and character style of selected text in indesign by script

I want the selected text to be displayed to me when I select a word or text in InDesign by executing the style paragraph script and its style character?
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Randomly fill image with unique colors?

In this image, I would like to randomly fill each region with a different color, such that, no two regions have the same color. I've been searching for such a method and have come across a script that ...
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Files from Adobe Bridge to Separate Folders

Asking this again. I still haven't found a solution to this. I have hundreds of images in a folder in bridge. I have tagged them alternatively by colour. The first bunch as Green, the second as Red ...
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How can I create a "pill" SVG image in XML (by hand)?

I need to generate an SVG image of a pill box, like so: I know how to draw a circle with the <ellipse> element, how to draw a <path> element with the M (moveto), L (lineto), and Z (...
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