Automation Blocks Dropdown scripts "problem"

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Aug 12, 2022 Aug 12, 2022

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Hey,

I've noticed a slight "problem" with the Dropdown scripts. If you want to have one Layer where all the Dropdown fx are this is not possible at moment. The Dropdown fx that is already there will be replaced by the last one that is created. So you would have more than one layer to ctrl the dropdowns. Maybe someone can alter the script so that the fx isn't overwritten.

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Community Expert , Aug 12, 2022 Aug 12, 2022

Thank you for your feedback, @PFuerst !

Which tools are you talking about exactly? The tools "Dropdown to Show One of Selected Layers" and "Dropdown to Choose one of Several Property Variants" check if a dropdown with the chosen name already exists on the layer, and if this is the case, they use the existing one instead of creating a new one.

If you want multiple dropdowns on the same layer, this should be possible if you just use a different dropdown name for each one (you can enter the name in

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Thank you for your feedback, @PFuerst !

Which tools are you talking about exactly? The tools "Dropdown to Show One of Selected Layers" and "Dropdown to Choose one of Several Property Variants" check if a dropdown with the chosen name already exists on the layer, and if this is the case, they use the existing one instead of creating a new one.

If you want multiple dropdowns on the same layer, this should be possible if you just use a different dropdown name for each one (you can enter the name in the dialog).

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"Dropdown to Show One of Selected Layers" and "Dropdown to Choose one of Several Property Variants"

Yes those where the 2 tools. I didn't notice that you could rename the generated effect. My bad. This should do the trick ::-D Thanks

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