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G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M 2 0 2 1 O C T O B E R G R A P H I C S P R O 1 0 1 item in the list. When the commands are completed, click the stop recording button (the little square). Actions don't record changes to the pref- erences or certain manual tool operations, like painting, cloning, or healing. APPLY THE ACTION Obviously, the main purpose of actions is to repeat a command or series of com- mands. To run the action on a new im- age, open the image and select the action in the actions panel. Click the play but- ton. The action automatically applies the commands listed in the panel in sequence to the new image. MODIFY THE SETTINGS Because the settings often need to be re- adjusted to achieve the desired results on a different image, you can automatically stop the action during the process of ap- plying it and make adjustments. In the actions panel, click the icons in the second column next to the command These are on/off dialog icons that pause the action and present the command's dia- log box. After modifying the settings, click the dialog's OK button to proceed and the action will continue to run. AUTOMATIONS AND SCRIPTS Graphics software packages also contain script and automation features that trig- ger a JavaScript when opening, saving, or exporting a file. Some scripts are provided with the program, (Fig. 3) or a command can be made that triggers a custom script that you have written. Writing scripts CHARLOTTE, NC Last industry show of the year! Charlotte Convention Center | October 29-30, 2021 To register for FREE, enter Promo Code: NC21 |

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