Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Using spreadsheets to create data sets, part of Design the Web: Automating Web Graphics.
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…Now in this course we hand coded a .csv file, which is really…just a text file, where all of the variables are separated by commas.…So in the example we can see here…in the Photoshop file we're using the Breckenridge data…set which is defined here on line five where…the city variable is Breckenridge, the price is $899.…The photoBase, JPEG file is being specified as the breckenridge JPEG.…Same thing for the photo clip. Then we have our…ribbon set to visible.…The label is also set to visible and the label text is set to lowered.…
Now in this course, we hand coded these datasets.…But if you're working with a large…amount of data, you can use spreadsheet applications.…So in Microsoft Excel for example, you can see here that I've…set up a column that matches every one of the Photoshop variables.…And then from Excel's File menu you can chose Save…As and chose Comma Separated Values or .csv and you…can also chose Tab Delimited Text.…Photoshop also supports separating the varaibles with tabs instead of commas.…You can also use Google's Spreadsheet application.…
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