Execute Action in Script

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Feb 02, 2022 Feb 02, 2022

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I have over 4000 single file and all of them are the same layername and group items.

 

As following screenshot, I want to write script and this script opens file and execute action that is recorded by me before. I coded but it has problem. It says this action can not run something like that. 

 

2022-02-02_14-28-11.png

 

Here is my code;

 

var sourceFolder, fileType, targetFile,destFolder, gridLayers,j,materialGridLayer;  
  
// Select the source folder.  
sourceFolder = Folder( '~/Desktop/Icon Pack/Export' );  
  
// If a valid folder is selected  
if ( sourceFolder != null )  
{  
    files = new Array();  
    fileType = ( '*.ai' );  
    
    // Get all files matching the pattern  
    files = sourceFolder.getFiles( fileType );  
   
    if ( files.length > 0 )  
    {  
        for ( i = 0; i < files.length; i++ )  
        {  
         
            sourceDoc = app.open(files[i]); // returns the document object  
            var mainLayers = sourceDoc.layers;
                        
            try
              {
 
                
                sourceDoc.activeLayer = mainLayers.getByName('Ana Ikonlar');    // variant 2

                var aLay = sourceDoc.activeLayer;
             
                var foregroundLayer =aLay.layers.getByName('foreground');

                var groudItemLayer = foregroundLayer.groupItems[0];
                
                groudItemLayer.selected = true;
             
                apps.doScript('actions_script','long_shadow_script');
             
                }
              catch(f)
              {

              }
            sourceDoc.close(SaveOptions.SAVECHANGES);  
        }  
    }  
    else  
    {  
        alert( 'Problem!!!' ); 
    }  
}  
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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 02, 2022 Feb 02, 2022
in addition, you seem to have the doScript arguments switched, it should be doScript ("action name", "set name") change this app.doScript('actions_script','long_shadow_script'); to this app.doScript('long_shadow_script', 'actions_script');

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Try by changing this 

apps.doScript

to

app.doScript

 

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Thank you, I did it but it says following error;

Object "play action" not available

2022-02-02_17-50-37.png

 

 

The task is

1-Open document

2-Select layer by name "Ana Ikonlar" and groutItem by name "foreground"

3-Play action by name "long_shadow" in "actions_script"

4-Save and close

 

4 steps and I couldn't manage script 😞 

 

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in addition, you seem to have the doScript arguments switched, it should be doScript ("action name", "set name")

 

change this

app.doScript('actions_script','long_shadow_script');

 

to this

app.doScript('long_shadow_script', 'actions_script');

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Oh this works. Thank you much. 

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