List of all constants

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Oct 20, 2020

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Dear all,

In my documentation for ES i have a file Constants.txt which is now 5 years old and I suspect that it is not complete any more. It is an extract from the chm file by Jongware,  (FM 12 Object Model as of 2015).  Hence I'm looking for an up-to-date list of the constants.

I do not find anything of that kind in C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe ExtendScript Toolkit CC\Required\.

In the FDK documentation the constants are spead around - and there is no indication of their type (binary, integer, …) or value:

 

FA_errno value Meaning
FE_BadDocId    Invalid document ID.
FE_BadObjId    Invalid object ID.

 

Even in my short scripting-life I encountered situations where I needed to know these properties.

Jongware states in the chm file (highlight by me): «The ExtendScript Toolkit Editor comes with a built-in Help function, which displays all objects accessible in JavaScript for InDesign, Bridge, Illustrator, and Photoshop. It does so by sending a request to the target program to output an XML data file, containing the prototypes and definitions for all of its scriptable components. This XML file is saved in a cache (presumably because it's a lengthy operation) and subsequentially displayed when requested. »

Thre is no *omv*.xml file in any FM-installation I have. And I couldn't find a cache either …

→ So where to find a list of the constants with their values?

 

 

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frameexpert Adobe Community Professional , Oct 20, 2020
Hi Klaus, I use the fapidefs.h file from the FDK to get the Constants. -Rick

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Hi Klaus, I use the fapidefs.h file from the FDK to get the Constants. -Rick

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Obviously i did not inspect this correctly...

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