Javascript required to reposition active layer

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Can anyone help me to create javascript for reposition the active layer on the canvas.

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In above sample i need to set image layer position in canva from topleft boundary.

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Most Valuable Participant , Mar 22, 2021 Mar 22, 2021
Use Action manager code to align layers to a selection like select all. /* ========================================================== // 2021 John J. McAssey (JJMack) // ======================================================= */ // This script is supplied as is. It is provided as freeware. // The author accepts no liability for any problems arising from its use. /* <javascriptresource> <about>$$$/JavaScripts/PlaceLogo/About=JJMack's PlaceLogo ^r^rCopyright 2021 Mouseprints.net^r^rPhotoshop Sc...

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Adobe Community Professional , Mar 22, 2021 Mar 22, 2021
Different, but same:   https://gist.github.com/MarshySwamp/df372e342ac87854ffe08e79cbdbcbb5   // Align Active Layer to Select All.jsx /* //macscripter.net/viewtopic.php?id=38890 AdLf = Align Left AdRg = Align Right AdCH = Align Centre Horizontal AdTp = Align Top AdBt = Align Bottom AdCV = Align Centre Vertical */ //www.ps-scripts.com/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=7036&p=35273&hilit=align+layer#p35273 align2SelectAll('AdCH'); align2SelectAll('AdCV'); //Change as required function align2SelectAll(met...

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Mar 22, 2021 Mar 22, 2021

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Use Action manager code to align layers to a selection like select all.

/* ==========================================================
// 2021  John J. McAssey (JJMack) 
// ======================================================= */
// This script is supplied as is. It is provided as freeware. 
// The author accepts no liability for any problems arising from its use.
/*
<javascriptresource>
<about>$$$/JavaScripts/PlaceLogo/About=JJMack's PlaceLogo ^r^rCopyright 2021 Mouseprints.net^r^rPhotoshop Script^rCustomize using first four var</about>
<category>JJMack's Script</category>
<enableinfo>true</enableinfo>
</javascriptresource>
*/
#target photoshop;  
app.bringToFront();  
var logoFile = "~/Desktop/JJMack.png";				// Logo Image file should be large for resize down works better than up. Vector files can be any size.
var LogoSize = 10;											// percent of document height to resize Logo to
var LogoMargin = 1;                                         // percent of Document height the Logo should have as a margin
var LogoLocation = 9;										// Like a tick tack toe board 1 through 9.  1=Top Left 9=Bottom Right
var LogoRotation = -20;										// Center Logo Location 5 can be Rotated -90 through +90 degrees  + degree Clockwise - CounterClockwise

app.displayDialogs = DialogModes.NO;				// Dialog off 
var strtRulerUnits = app.preferences.rulerUnits;	// Save Users ruler units 
var strtTypeUnits = app.preferences.typeUnits;		// Save Users Type units 
app.preferences.rulerUnits = Units.PIXELS;			// work with pixels 
app.preferences.typeUnits = TypeUnits.PIXELS;		// work with pixels 
//placeLogo(logoFile, LogoSize, LogoMargin, LogoLocation, LogoRotation); // Place Logo into the location 5 would be Document's center
if (documents.length) app.activeDocument.suspendHistory('placeLogo','placeLogo(logoFile,LogoSize,LogoMargin, LogoLocation, LogoRotation)' );
app.preferences.rulerUnits = strtRulerUnits;		// Restore user ruler units  
app.preferences.typeUnits = strtTypeUnits;			// Restore user type units    
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
function placeLogo(Image,Size,Margin,position,angle){  
	if(!documents.length) return;  							// if no document return
	var fileObj = new File(Image);	 		               	// the passed file
	if(!fileObj.exists){  									// If file does not exits tell user 
		alert(fileObj.name  + " does not exist!"); 			// Alert User 
		return;  											// return
	}  
	try{  
		var doc = app.activeDocument;						// set Doc object to active document
		var layers = app.activeDocument.layers;				// get layers
		app.activeDocument.activeLayer = layers[0];			// Target Top Layer
		placeFile(fileObj); 								// Place in file the Logo File
		activeDocument.activeLayer.resize(100 ,100,AnchorPosition.MIDDLECENTER); // Insure Place did not scale layer  
		var SB = activeDocument.activeLayer.bounds; 		// get layers bounds 
		var layerHeight = SB[3] - SB[1];					// get layers height  
		var resizePercent = (100/layerHeight)*(Size/100*doc.height.value); // Percent to resize by 
		activeDocument.activeLayer.resize(resizePercent ,resizePercent,AnchorPosition.MIDDLECENTER);  // Resize width and height by percentage 
		marginSize = Margin/100*doc.height.value;			// Margin size
		var selectedRegion = Array(Array(0+marginSize,0+marginSize), Array(doc.width-marginSize,0+marginSize), Array(doc.width-marginSize,doc.height-marginSize), Array(0+marginSize,doc.height-marginSize));
		activeDocument.selection.select(selectedRegion);    // Select  document area for the logo Positioning
		switch (position){									// Align resized logo smart object layer into position
			case 1 : align('AdLf'); align('AdTp'); break;
			case 2 : align('AdCH'); align('AdTp'); break;
			case 3 : align('AdRg'); align('AdTp'); break;
			case 4 : align('AdLf'); align('AdCV'); break;
			case 5 : align('AdCH'); align('AdCV'); activeDocument.selection.deselect(); activeDocument.activeLayer.rotate(angle); break;
			case 6 : align('AdRg'); align('AdCV'); break;
			case 7 : align('AdLf'); align('AdBt'); break;
			case 8 : align('AdCH'); align('AdBt'); break;
			case 9 : align('AdRg'); align('AdBt'); break;
			default : break;
		}
		app.activeDocument.selection.deselect();			// deselect
	}
	catch(e) { alert(e + ': on line ' + e.line); }			// inform user of error  
	finally{ }  
} 
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 
function placeFile(placeFile) {  
    var desc21 = new ActionDescriptor();  
    desc21.putPath( charIDToTypeID('null'), new File(placeFile) );  
    desc21.putEnumerated( charIDToTypeID('FTcs'), charIDToTypeID('QCSt'), charIDToTypeID('Qcsa') );  
    var desc22 = new ActionDescriptor();  
    desc22.putUnitDouble( charIDToTypeID('Hrzn'), charIDToTypeID('#Pxl'), 0.000000 );  
    desc22.putUnitDouble( charIDToTypeID('Vrtc'), charIDToTypeID('#Pxl'), 0.000000 );  
    desc21.putObject( charIDToTypeID('Ofst'), charIDToTypeID('Ofst'), desc22 );  
    executeAction( charIDToTypeID('Plc '), desc21, DialogModes.NO );  
} 

function align(method) {
	var desc = new ActionDescriptor();
	var ref = new ActionReference();
	ref.putEnumerated( charIDToTypeID( "Lyr " ), charIDToTypeID( "Ordn" ), charIDToTypeID( "Trgt" ) );
	desc.putReference( charIDToTypeID( "null" ), ref );
	desc.putEnumerated( charIDToTypeID( "Usng" ), charIDToTypeID( "ADSt" ), charIDToTypeID( method ) );
	try{
		executeAction( charIDToTypeID( "Algn" ), desc, DialogModes.NO );
	}catch(e){}
}

 

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Mar 22, 2021 Mar 22, 2021

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Thanks JJMack. It works well.

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Different, but same:

 

https://gist.github.com/MarshySwamp/df372e342ac87854ffe08e79cbdbcbb5

 

// Align Active Layer to Select All.jsx

/* 
//macscripter.net/viewtopic.php?id=38890

AdLf = Align Left
AdRg = Align Right
AdCH = Align Centre Horizontal
AdTp = Align Top
AdBt = Align Bottom
AdCV = Align Centre Vertical
*/

//www.ps-scripts.com/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=7036&p=35273&hilit=align+layer#p35273

align2SelectAll('AdCH'); align2SelectAll('AdCV'); //Change as required

function align2SelectAll(method) {

   app.activeDocument.selection.selectAll();

   var desc = new ActionDescriptor();
   var ref = new ActionReference();
   ref.putEnumerated(charIDToTypeID("Lyr "), charIDToTypeID("Ordn"), charIDToTypeID("Trgt"));
   desc.putReference(charIDToTypeID("null"), ref);
   desc.putEnumerated(charIDToTypeID("Usng"), charIDToTypeID("ADSt"), charIDToTypeID(method));
   try {
      executeAction(charIDToTypeID("Algn"), desc, DialogModes.NO);
   } catch (e) { }

   app.activeDocument.selection.deselect();

}

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