Hello the Community,
I got a headache as I tried to find the correct way of scripting to apply a colour change to a Plugitem !
Anyone can help me ? (in VBScript).
In case of Groupitems I can do with such a script:
Set mycolor = docref.swatches(10)
set mygroup = docref.groupitems("MyGroup")
for each piece in mygroup.pathitems
piece.fillcolor = mycolor.color
So I expected to apply the same approach with Pluginitems but it doesn't work.
And even I use, for example, 2 pathitems to create the Pluginitem I don't find how to access these included elements after its creation...
In the "Scripting Reference Document" there is no Property keyword designing the "item" contained in the Pluginitem...
Thanks for your help
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pluginItems can be any number of objects ie tracing object, compound Shapes, paths from Photoshop, Envelopes, etc.
what kind of object is your plugin item? if it's a compound shape, you need to expand it to convert it to a compoundPath, then you can access it's path items.
to expand the compound Shape, make sure it's selected before running
app.executeMenuCommand ('expandStyle'); // convert to compound paths
how can we find out by script what the pluginItems is. If it's build from pathItems from m pathfinder subtract using alt. It is still editable be t returns pluginItem for its typename