Join Julieanne Kost to discover how to include the Batch command within an action for even greater streamlined efficiency.
- [Instructor] The "batch" command can be recorded…as the first step in an action,…so that you don't have to constantly revisit…the batch settings,…and this can be really handy if you use the same action…over and over again.…But one of the things that I find helpful…is to set up a folder structure,…so that you have a folder where you would put…all of your source images…that you'd want to run the action on,…and then a folder that you would want to have…all of those processed files in that bin.…So, in Bridge, let's set up that folder structure.…I'll create a new folder called "Source Images,"…and I'll set up a secondary folder,…and we'll call this "Processed Files."…And in fact to keep it different from the other…processed folder, let's call this "Processed Paintings."…Now, in order to record the batch,…I'm going to switch to Photoshop,…and we're going to use this "oil paint" action…that we created in the last video,…in order to batch process our files.…
So, at the bottom of the actions panel,…I'll click in order to add a new action,…
- Quickly saving images as different file types
- Creating single and multi-step actions
- Saving and loading actions
- Inserting stops, menu items, and conditionals
- Tips for working with layers
- Using the Batch command
- Creating droplets
- Automatically creating graphics from layers using generators
- Working with variables and scripts
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Quickly Saving Images as Different File Types
2. Action Essentials
3. Tips and Tricks for Recording Actions
4. Using the Batch Command
5. Droplets, Variables, and Scripts
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