Photoshop actions


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Photoshop actions

A feature in Photoshop that lets users download or create a set of procedures that can be reused over and over to edit an image in a particular way. An action is created by manually performing a series of steps and recording them in an ATN file. In addition, there are numerous actions and action collections that can be downloaded from the Web. See Photoshop plug-in.


A Built-In Action
Along with several others, this action came with Photoshop. Text shadows are used to provide a special effect but require a series of steps to create an accurate rendering. Running the Cast Shadow action causes these steps to be performed.
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The Scripts Event Manager (File > Scripts > Scripts Events Manager), new to Photoshop CS2, allows you to take an event, such as opening, saving, or exporting a file in Photoshop, and trigger a JavaScript or a Photoshop action based on that event.
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Applying Exposure 2 settings to batches of images is easily accomplished using Photoshop Actions.
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Plus, any preset can be the starting point for a signature look, adjusted it to suit a particular subject, or applied to a batch of images using Photoshop Actions.
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