Save file using custom plugin file format adobe script

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Oct 14, 2020

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Iam using a custom plugin that takes a jpg and converts it to its custom tiff format using the save as dialog.Can i call this custom plugin through adobe script or can i call the save as dialog to prompt the user?thanks

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Community Beginner , Oct 15, 2020
bhkz12 Community Beginner , Oct 15, 2020
Looking around i found a plugin for photoshop called ScriptListener which works by recording actions in photoshop and converts it into adobe script code.So i just simply installed scriptlistener open photoshop and created a new action and started recording the action then in my case i opened a file went to SaveAs selected the custom file format plugin saved the file stopped the recording.Then there were log files from script listener on my desktop i just simply copy and pasted the section of cod...

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Community Beginner ,
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Looking around i found a plugin for photoshop called ScriptListener which works by recording actions in photoshop and converts it into adobe script code.So i just simply installed scriptlistener open photoshop and created a new action and started recording the action then in my case i opened a file went to SaveAs selected the custom file format plugin saved the file stopped the recording.Then there were log files from script listener on my desktop i just simply copy and pasted the section of code i needed,the only note adobe says is to not leave script listener installed as it will constantly record your actions and create log files anytime you use photoshop with the plugin.

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That is correct, such as method was used below for a custom JPEG XR format plugin:

 

https://community.adobe.com/t5/photoshop/how-to-use-javascript-to-save-jpeg-xr-files/m-p/10912391

 

The raw SL recorded code can often be cleaned so that it is more "user friendly":

 

https://github.com/rendertom/Clean-SL

https://community.adobe.com/t5/photoshop/clean-sl/td-p/9358420

 

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