Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating conditional actions, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
If you're using Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud, you…have the option of working with conditional actions.…Essentially, the ability to say, if this condition…exists inside of the image, apply this action.…Now, this opens up an interesting concept.…You can create one action, which plays back…several other actions and this is really cool.…Essentially, you could record smaller actions…that do certain steps like convert the image mode…or apply an adjustment based on the aspect ratio of…the image and then photoshop can analyze the image…and choose which action to apply based on your instructions.…
Here's how it works.…I'm going to go ahead and open up just one photo here.…And then lets go back to bridge and I have a set of actions I've already made.…Now, these actions are very simple.…What I did is I made a conditional mode change.…And we'll explore this one a little bit later, it's a automation command.…But essentially what it does, is it says, if the image a…bit map, a gray scale, a dew town index, CMYK, lab remote multichannel,…
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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
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 41m Intermediate
Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Masterywith Deke McClelland7h 54m Advanced
1. Understanding Actions
2. Automate Commands
3. Using Scripts
4. Saving Time with Adobe Bridge
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