Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Test and correct, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
Let's test out this new action on an additional image.…I'll open up a recent image,…take my Actions panel up, and let's rename this called Aged Blur.…I'll press Play.…You'll see it gives me the ability to select the Background layer.…If it wasn't selected, the user would click…Stop, choose the Background layer, and then press Play.…Or if they didn't need to make a change, they could just click Continue.…
Now, everything runs…fine and it goes through.…However, you're going to notice something, or maybe you didn't.…I have a spelling error here in my Adjustment layer.…And that's pretty easy to do as you're working.…But since I want to share this action with other people, I want to fix that.…So what I need to do is come back in here and find that Adjustment layer.…There it is, black and white, and it's selected.…Let's take a look at what's happening here.…RGB channels, Set the current layer, there it is, named Bleach Bybass.…
Well, while a bybass is a cool sounding word,…it's not a bypass which is what I want.…
This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington. We are honored to host these tutorials in the lynda.com library.
- 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
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1. Understanding Actions
2. Automate Commands
3. Using Scripts
4. Saving Time with Adobe Bridge
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