Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Create a droplet, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
If you love actions and you find the…(UNKNOWN)…You will want to take advantage of creating a…droplet which essentially turns an action into a mini application.…Here's how it works.…Simply load up some actions that you want to use.…Let's just go in here and take some of the ones I used earlier.…And then select the desired action.…You could choose File>Automate>Create Droplet.…What this will do is allow you to create a droplet.…
Now, these are unique to Mac or Windows.…So, on the Windows side, it's going to make it executable.…On a mac you will get a different file extension but they behave the same.…Just remember that droplets are not cross part from compatible.…So you need to recreate them on mac…or windows if you work with both operating systems.…I will call this sketch…target desktop and hit save.…And, looking it through, I've chosen the…desired set, specified the action that I want.…
I could choose to include all sub folders, so…I could drag an entire folder onto that droplet.…Let's suppress any open or color warning errors, and choose a desired destination.…
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- Loading actions
- Creating a custom action
- Assigning keyboard shortcuts to actions
- Creating a droplet for an action
- Performing quick lens corrections
- Automating merging to HDR Pro
- Creating event-based scripts
- Working with layers more efficiently with actions
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Understanding Actions
2. Automate Commands
3. Using Scripts
4. Saving Time with Adobe Bridge
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