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

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Save to IDML script not working in CC2017

I'm relatively new at using scripts & the ExtendScript toolkit - and I'm working in an office environment where I'm using Adobe CC2017 and coworkers are using CS5. In order for my InDesign files ...
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Is there an automated way to draw pixel measures on an image in GIMP

Question Is there an existing plugin or script for GIMP that performs the same function as the pixelmeasure script described below? Background There is a JSX script for Photoshop (pixelmeasure.jsx) ...
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what is this font? The name does not match [closed]

So the font is supposed to be "Dancing Script" but it doesn't match it in the least. Does anyone have an idea?
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Convert a PSD Photoshop file for Gimp

I'm looking for a script or any another solution to convert a PSD file for Gimp because our developpers use to work with Linux. We've seen that some layers don't work, it is necessary to merge the ...
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How to change a text object in Illustrator and export programatically?

I want to generate a bunch of pngs from an Illustrator file. They're all identical except for one specific text field which contains a number (1, 2, 3, etc.). Is there an automatic way to generate ...
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What is the script font used by our engraving machine?

Can someone help me identify this script font? I've tried using WhatTheFont, Identifont, WhatFontIs, FontSpring and Adobe Font Match. No luck. The font I'm trying to identify is used for an ...
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Indesign: Run the CropMarks script on all pages

I have a document with a few hundred pages which is just an 8up layout to print a smaller document. I was able to get the layout on all pages correct, but adding crop marks by page is going to take a ...
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Automatic extraction of layer information in Inkscape

I need to digitize photographs and extract area information from the digitized layers. I want to use Inkscape for this. I digitized the areas as paths. I can then calculate the area using ...
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Produce PDF files from single PDF template plus variable address information

I have a PDF-file which on page 2 looks as shown below. When I open it in Preview or Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (on a Mac), I don't get a chance to input text between the lines. It looks as if the PDF ...
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Simple Indesign cc script (I hope)

I keep having to do the same ting over and over. I get a text file with a 2-line header and the there is one list of names. I need to keep the header full width of the page and then have the two ...
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Die Lines Drawing of boxes Adobe illustrator cc script

http://swsharings.blogspot.com.tr how do I do this for the described here FEFCO 0201 code box ? I tried so hard but I couldn't The .jsx script can be downloaded at the following link instances. In ...
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Arbitrarily dotted images that simulate depth

I would like to create a flyer, that has a design similar to the one below. I'm thinking of several images, converted to a kind of halftone (simulating depth), but with arbitrarily scattered dots ...
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Script to always save IDML with INDD

Is there an existing script for InDesign that will save an INDD file and an IDML copy at the same time? I work with dozens of independent designers on collaborative projects, and those of us with ...
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Add a conditional line to existing script

I've got this script from an earlier question and answer (specific resize layer action) Many thanks to SQW! (function (){ var startRulerUnits = app.preferences.rulerUnits; app.preferences....
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How to copy illustrator opacity mask via script?

Situation - I have a group that contains some objects partially covered by opacity mask to emulate blurred edge. It is very easy to copy-paste such group in Illustrator - and copied group contais the ...
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Can I add 'Export As' to an action script?

Could somebody explain how I can add 'Export As' as an action script in Photoshop CC 2015? I just want to automate saving icons to svg.
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Can anyone help me identify this font? [closed]

I am trying to find out what this font is. I have tried Whatthefont, whatfontis, mactherator and I Bold block results. No where close to the image. I am trying to determine the font for my wedding ...
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Resizing .SVG Files

I have hundreds of .SVG files of size (256x256) which I want to change to, let's say, 48x48. I know that I can do it manually or with the help of Actions in Illustrator, but is there any script or ...
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How do I get rid of this invisible box?

When I use the "direct selection tool" (not the regular selection tool) to select the image, this box randomly shows up around it... It is making the script I wrote freak out. Basically, what I need ...
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Script to remove Yellow(or any color) from layers panel? [closed]

I am looking for help solving the issue of Adobe Illustrator automatically assigning a color to a layer every time one creates a new one. I am aware that... This is part of the core code of Adobe ...
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How can I generate multiple recolored versions of the same image?

Here's the scenario that I'm dealing with: I have a sticker which I would like to have colored into multiple colors, however, instead of saving each possible (usable) color, I would like to be able ...
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Script for GIMP to make a certain area transparent for several images

I would like to have a script to process a set of image files in png format, lets's say inside of one directory. We can also assume the images have the same size. The processing should contain of the ...
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Basics of macro implementation - missing components

I am going through GIMP manual and stuck for my shame at the beginning. How do I call that autoCommander? Is it example for the final result? And assume I wrote that pseudo code into ~/.gimp-2.8/...
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converting a dashed line into multiple lines in illustrator

I am wondering if anyone knows of a way to take a dashed line and quickly turn it into multiple lines, retaining its dash pattern. Maybe I need to get into some kind of scripting? If anyone could ...
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Creating graphics in bulk with minor variances

I need to make 50-500 copies of a photo with a phone number printed over top of each. Each of the 50-500 copies needs to have a different colored font or font type for the phone number. I have been ...
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how to call .aex file in after effects script?

i want to apply a transition between two video clips and the transition is a .aex file. i can apply ffx with "applyPreset". how can i apply it via script? or even an outside code? thanks!
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Automatically resize an object by a percentage when a particular object style is applied to it

I work for an education company, and we deal with a good number of fractions when writing our publications. We currently use MathType to generate the fractions, which saves each fraction as a separate ...
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Placing the names of layers in Photoshop into Illustrator as text

I'm using a linked .psd file to quickly make a series of images for screen-printing and web all at the same time. I use it to place images from Photoshop into Illustrator. The linked file is really ...
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OpenType Features - Adaptable typefaces

I have a typeface I've developed that comes in two variations, one spans horizontally whilst the other vertically. At the moment they sit as two OTFs. What I would like to do is create an OpenType ...
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How to automatically save alternating layers and one set background layer

I have a Photoshop file with one standard background layer and about 50 other unique layers. I will be creating 50 files. The same background layer will always be used, but the top layer will change. ...
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how to split an image with a grid and export automatically every frame of the grid in a single file in photoshop or illustrator?

The goal is to export automatically every frame of the 5*6 grid in a new folder with 30 single files.
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Font Identification - Recent Starbucks Ad

I was wondering if someone could tell me what font this is? This was a coupon Starbucks sent out a few weeks ago for the Caramel Flan Latte. I'm looking for the "Let's Get Together" lettering. Thanks!...
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Alpha for each layer

How can I set a script that applies an alpha channel for each layer in the PSD file? An action makes it for one layer only. I`d like to have an ability to automate it for a bunch of layers.
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How to form a shape with selective shapes in various size? [duplicate]

Basically my question is how to make this like the image that I uploaded. I know that you need to pick a shapes, and a picture of what whatever you would like to form into. Where can I buy or download ...
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Write script for Corel Draw

Is it possible to write script in some language which would generate vectors for me automatically in the way I want? In Corel Draw of course. I have 30 basic images and I want to make a spritesheet ...

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