View Full Version : Autobackup in Photoshop
09-20-2002, 12:45 AM
Hey I where thinking about if there where somekind of autobackup function/plugin/macro for Adobe Photoshop ????
09-20-2002, 04:46 AM
That would indeed be lovely. Wish they had the same thinf for After Effects as well. Anyone know if there are any utilities like this around?
09-20-2002, 05:06 AM
it's called designers twitch ([CTRL][S] or [APPLE][S] after every single mouse movement) ;)
09-20-2002, 05:28 AM
Then lets try it out... thanks for helping THX
09-20-2002, 06:25 AM
2.9 The Scripts menu
The Scripts menu item is located in the File > Automate menu. When the Scripts...
The scripts listed in the dialog are in the Scripts folder
2.9.1 Scripts folder
The Scripts folder is in the Photoshop/Presets folder. This folder is created during Scripting
available for execution from the Scripts Dialog. Only those script files found in the root of the
folder will be listed. Any files in subfolders will be ignored and not listed in the dialog. For
09-20-2002, 06:50 AM
3.17 Action Manager scripting
The Action Manager allows you to write scripts that target functionality that is not otherwise
accessible. You are able to script third party plug-ins, filters, and other tasks that are not
otherwise included in the scripting interface. The only requirement is that the task that you
want to access from the Action Manager is recordable.
The classes gActionDescriptorh, gActionReferenceh and gActionListh are all part of the
Action Manager functionality.
When you write scripts that use the Action Manager, you should install the
gScriptingListenerh plug-in. It is located inside the gutilitiesh folder that is part of the scripting
To install the plug-in place it in the Photoshop 7.0\Plug-Ins\Scripting\ folder.
gScriptingListenerh records most of your actions to a file on your hard drive. To avoid slowing
down Photoshop as well as not to create a big file on your drive, only install the plug-in when
you are creating Action Manager scripts.
When gScriptingListenerh is installed it will record a file with scripting code corresponding to
the actions that you perform from the UI.
The Windows version of gScriptingListenerh creates the following 2 files:
are performed from the UI.
C:\ScriptingListenerVB.log: contains VBScript code corresponding to the actions that are
performed from the UI.
The Macintosh version gScriptingListenerh creates the following file:
corresponding to the actions that are performed from the UI.
Note: There is no AppleScript interface to the Action Manager, but you can execute
09-20-2002, 07:06 AM
hehe.... that text looks pretty ****ed up !!!
...well, here is the code for saving the document:
var id30 = charIDToTypeID( "save" );
executeAction( id30, undefined, DialogModes.NO );
Just put in:
can be found File/Automate/script > mbaScript
now I need somekind of timer :/
(the only one I've found is a Date... hehe... yubeee autosave every day :surprised )
well I'll go to sleep now, thats for shure... 8 at the morning...
WARNING: The script is not finished yet.... what is does it to Save one time.... timer/clock is still needen
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