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'Allow Tool Recording' in Actions window is grayed out.

Explorer ,
May 05, 2020 May 05, 2020

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Trying to record the eyedropper tool but it won't let me change the 'Allow Tool Recording' setting. WHY? Am I selecting the wrong part of the action?

 

Running photoshop 2020

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Adobe Community Professional , May 05, 2020 May 05, 2020
Are you using the ScriptListener plugin? If so, turn it off (rename the file with ~ at the beginning)

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Adobe Community Professional , May 05, 2020 May 05, 2020
Do you have ScriptingListener.plugin in the plugins-Folder? If so try removing it and restarting Photoshop.  Edit: Wasn’t fast enough … 

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Are you using the ScriptListener plugin? If so, turn it off (rename the file with ~ at the beginning)

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I am, but putting the ~ in front just creates a new .log file

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He probably meant .8li file in Plug-ins of your Photoshop folder.

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Do you have ScriptingListener.plugin in the plugins-Folder? 

If so try removing it and restarting Photoshop. 

 

Edit: Wasn’t fast enough … 

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May 05, 2020 May 05, 2020

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Haha...clearly I'm anxiously awaiting the solution.

 

This worked perfectly, thank you!

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Adobe Community Professional ,
May 05, 2020 May 05, 2020

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I meant that I had missed DmitryEgorov’s post that had already pointed out the issue. 

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Explorer ,
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Actually yours is what worked

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jazz-y solution was what worked surely too. You changed name of wrong file, an output one.

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