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How to place multi-page PDF into InDesign

It's hidden away but it is possible. 1) File > New > Document Enter the number of pages of your PDF in "Number of Pages". Deselect "Facing Pages" if you want individual pages. If you know the ...
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InDesign: how to remove everything between square brackets

You don't need to script this, just hit Ctrl+F and switch to the 'GREP' tab type \[[^]]*\] in the 'Find what' field or type the same thing with an \s? added in front to also remove any preceding ...
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How to batch rotate image to make them all landscape?

You can put a Conditional step in an action: use the Insert Conditional... command in the Actions flyout menu: So first create an action to rotate and save a document. Then create an action with a ...
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How to batch rotate image to make them all landscape?

Easier solution: Use Bridge, which has a filter for orientation. Drop the images into a folder, click the 'portrait' filter, which selects every portrait image in your folder, then the rotate tool at ...
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How to record action for automatic repeat in GIMP?

There is a fast way to accomplish your goal without creating your own script: File>Open the first image File>Open as layers the other images (this is one single action, since the file selector ...
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Batch processing images to be proportional

I won't go into detail about the batch process. It should be enough to know that you can run a script through the File > Automate > Batch... by first making a Photoshop Action, where you open a ...
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export folder of PSDs and JPGs

You would just need to use the Image Processor that comes preinstalled with CC. Select your starting folder, then the output folder and whatever settings you want.
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stroke of multiple color vs single color

Perhaps try a different approach. You could create multiple coloured leaves using a script to randomly fill with some chosen colour swatches. There's a free Random Swatches Fill script here. I have ...
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Horizontally flip a lot of pictures in GIMP

You can use ImageMagick or GraphicsMagick: magick mogrify -flop *.png gm mogrify -flop *.png GraphicsMagick seems to be about 70% faster for this operation on a directory full of out-of-the-camera ...
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How to remove white background from multiple images?

This is a job for the actions palette! Make a new action for "Auto Crop" Open Actions palette (Alt+F9) Hit the "create new action" icon bottom right (paper with folded corner) Name the action "Auto ...
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Command-line bitmap tracing with inkscape

I created a repo for this task, too late but I hope it help # New trace action with fully optional parameters selection-trace:{scans},{is_smooth[false|true]},{is_stack[false|true]},{...
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How to batch save data driven graphics with a script in Illustrator?

here's a sample showing how to loop thru the Datasets var idoc = app.activeDocument; var ds = idoc.dataSets; var activeds = idoc.activeDataSet; // save the current dataset for (i=0; i<ds.length; ...
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Batch convert portrait photo to landscape with blurred, extended background - Windows utility needed (NOT Photoshop)

@Metasomatism: Your comment lead me to the solution. If you change that to an answer I'll gladly accept it. The command that does the trick is for /f "delims=?" %f in ('dir *.jpg /b') do convert -...
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Adjusting the color of multiple pictures at the same time in Photoshop

Adjust color, contrast & brightness using adjustment layers Group it using a layer group Drag & Drop the layer group to other documents
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Indesign: how to export multiple PDFs using different presets at once

Sure, here's a few: Free: http://www.kahrel.plus.com/indesign/batch_convert.html Paid: http://zevrix.com/outputfactory.php Paid: https://www.axaio.com/doku.php/fr A little tip on using any of these ...
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Batch polar coordinate conversion

So I know next to nothing about Gimp, but you could do this in Imagemagick, which as long as you're able to install, should be as easy as copy&pasting the code into the command line and pressing ...
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Converting Batches of PSDs OR JPEGs to PDFs

If you have Acrobat, you can just drag a bunch of images to it's icon and it will convert them all to individual PDFs... which you can then combine as you'd like. Or choose File > Create > ...
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Auto creating artboards in Illustrator?

It's really easy. Calculate the distance between each icon, and the size of each one. Then go to the Artboard palette and add the amount of artboards according to the numbers of icons that you have. ...
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Batch Processing

ImageMagick can do batch image operations. It's a command line program, so most of the work will be in reading the manual and searching to find the right command to do what you need. ImageMagick is ...
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Gimp batch process for 'tiling' images

Why use Gimp for this. Use ImageMagick's montage command.
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Mass export all images as individual JPEGs in InDesign?

Thank you for your inputs. I have combined all the answers I got from all the different forums I asked help from and finally came up with a script that iterates only through the linked images and ...
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Photoshop: how to batch combine text and existing images?

There is a Photoshop feature that does exactly what you need. Go Image > Variables > Define Set variable for each layer, then import your .txt file. Finally File > Export > Generate graphics using ...
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Is there a way to rename images based on their dominant color?

OK so after some considerable searching I've now found a solution to this 'dilemma' of mine... Yay! Saved me so much work The main key to making all of this possible at all is the ridiculously ...
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export folder of PSDs and JPGs

Create a folder for your JPGs. Go back into Photoshop, open the Actions panel and create a new action. Open up one of the PSD files and go through the motions of saving it as a JPG into that JPG ...
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Ways to remove/select scanning artifacts from document

There's a filter in the G'MIC plugin that could be used to get rid of the majority of the dots, although some larger ones may be left behind. It's located under Filters > G'MIC > Repair > Descpeckle ...
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Batch convert fill and stroke colour of a set of icons

SVG describes images using a text format, so you can simply open them in a text editor that allows replacing in multiple opened files (I use Sublime Text) and replace fill and stroke colors with your ...
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batch square with white frames in Photoshop

A good alternative to doing this in PS would be Imagemagick. There are many tutorials out there if you're not exactly sure how to use it. The code below should do what you want. You'd only have to ...
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stroke of multiple color vs single color

I don't have a direct answer to your question, but I have an idea for an action that will save some time. The following may work... Organize your leaves into a single layer. Select the TOP object. ...
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How to record action for automatic repeat in GIMP?

To program repetitive tasks in GIMP, the official way is to use Script-Fu (https://docs.gimp.org/2.10/en/gimp-concepts-script-fu.html) or Python-Fu (https://docs.gimp.org/2.10/en/gimp-filters-python-...
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