Join Scott Simpson for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Add Photoshop interaction, part of Learning AppleScript.
…So I've got the application open to the add watermark…function, and the first thing you'll see that I've changed…is I've added a couple more properties to the record…for the set properties of text object in text layer line.…After contents my text, which is the text that we…ask the user for, I added the properties font Helvetica.…I personally like Helvetica, you can choose something else.…Size 24 not too big and not too small and then…I set the position of the text objects in the art layer…to 0.4 comma one and this is a list and that's what…position marks as arguments, and then I set faux Italic to true.…
So it looks like its Italic but its not Photoshop's tilting the text little…bit, making it look Italic but its…not really using the Italic variant of Helvetica.…Then on the next line, I'm setting the opacity of the text layer to 30.…The opacity is a property of the art layer, not of the text object itself.…And another property of the art layer that I'm using is rotate.…Rotate is a command that works on the art layer.…
- What is AppleScript?
- Using comments, variables, text, and numbers
- Working with files and folders
- Using conditionals and creating loops
- Building functions
- Controlling other programs with AppleScript
- Preventing and catching errors
- Distributing your AppleScript application
Skill Level Beginner
1. Exploring AppleScript
2. Using AppleScript with Applications
3. Your App in the Real World
4. Further Exploration
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