Add a keyboard shortcut for a script?

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Mar 21, 2022 Mar 21, 2022

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In After Effects 2022, is there a way to add a Keyboard Shortcut to trigger a script (purchased through AEScripts.com as opposed to anything native to AE)?

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Mar 21, 2022 Mar 21, 2022

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Ctrl+F2 through Ctrl+F4 launches the first three scripts in the file --> Run Script menu. Otherwise the developers have to make provision for shortcuts and such in their script by adding event listeners to intercept keyboard inputs, but that apparently has limitations.

 

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Thanks for the response. I did get in touch with the developer, and he said as long as his script is sitting in the scripts folder ( C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects 2022\Support Files\Scripts\ ) rather than the Scripts\ScriptUI folder it should be detected. 

 

I'm pasting screenshots for 1) what I get when navigating to Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts > type 'dup' into the search field to try to bring up the script 'True Layer Duplicator.jsxbin'; and what the developer gets (as did person who first posted a tutorial about his script). Neither of them had to edit any other files to make script available for shortcut. 

 

Not sure if there's any other setting I need to toggle or tweak, or if I could have a conflict from one of the other scripts I have installed - but the script shows up for him and is trivial to assign a keyboard shortcut to, whereas I can't see it in my list, though it works fine through Kbar2.

 

My Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts search for 'dup'My Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts search for 'dup'Developer's Edit>Shortcuts search for 'dup'Developer's Edit>Shortcuts search for 'dup'

 

 

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