Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Reduce several images with Fit Image, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
The Fit Image command allows you to define a rule of what size an image should be.…You could set a maximum height and a maximum width with independent…values and the image will automatically scale downward to meet both sizes.…It's not going to stretch or distort, it's really an either or.…And think of it for this type of work flow.…Maybe you're building a PowerPoint presentation or a…high definition video playback and you want the…images to fit on screen. Let's explore the process.…I'll create a new action in my Production folder.…
And I'm going to call this 1080p Slideshow.…There we go. And we'll record.…And what I want to do is fit the image. So File > Automate > Fit Image.…And what I'm going to do it type in the sizes that I want it to constrain to.…In this case, I want it to fit 1920x1080, used by high-definition projects.…That works well.…I'll click the Don't Enlarge option, so the images do not scale upward, and…I click OK.…
That image was fit to those two dimensions and it recorded both values.…Let's zoom that up a little bit.…
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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
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1. Understanding Actions
2. Automate Commands
3. Using Scripts
4. Saving Time with Adobe Bridge
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