Get Font PostScript Name

Description

“Get Font PostScript Name” is a fonts utility script using the JSON Action Manager scripting library.

This stand-alone script written in JavaScript opens a dialog box with two popup menus and a text field; use the left menu to select the font family and the right menu to select the font style, then get the font PostScript name from the bottom text field (read-only).

Font family and style are presented in the same way they are displayed in the character palette or in the type tool bar.

Get Font PostScript Name Dialog (Mac OS X)

Get Font PostScript Name Dialog (Mac OS X) - Select the Font Style

Requirements

This script can be used in Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later. It has been successfully tested in CS4 on Mac OS X, but should be platform agnostic.

Copyright

This Software is copyright © 2011-2016 by Michel MARIANI.

License

This Software is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) v3.

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Installation

Download the Zip file and unzip it.

Move the script to the Presets/Scripts folder in the default preset location of the Adobe Photoshop application. On next launch, the script will appear in the File>Automate submenu.

Version History

  • 4.0

    • Added dialog centering.
    • Restricted script to CS3 or later for lack of appropriate layout support.
  • 3.9

    • Used new version 4.4.4 of jamEngine scripting library module.
  • 3.8

    • Used new version 4.4.1 of scripting library modules.
  • 3.7

    • Used new version 4.0 of scripting library modules.
  • 3.6

    • Used new version of scripting library modules.
  • 3.5

    • Used new version of scripting library modules.
  • 3.4

    • Used new version of scripting library modules.
  • 3.3

    • Used new version of scripting library modules.
  • 3.2

    • Incremented version number to keep in sync with scripting library modules.
  • 3.1

    • Incremented version number to keep in sync with scripting library modules.
  • 3.0

    • Applied the redefined JSON AM Reference format.
  • 2.0

    • Simplified About string in resource header.
    • Added tool tips to the dialog’s main fields.
    • Used more parse-friendly JSON compact format.
    • Made stand-alone (using inline minified headers).
  • 1.0

    • Initial release.

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