Get Path Components

Description

“Get Path Components” is a paths utility script using the JSON Action Manager scripting library.

This stand-alone script written in JavaScript opens a dialog box with a text field containing the JSON simplified format of the components of the currently selected path, making use of the JSON Action Manager scripting library; you can copy and/or save the generated text in Path Component List Simplified Format and use it in your own scripts by passing it to the function jamHelpers.toPathComponentList.

Get Path Components Dialog (Mac OS X)

Paths Palette | Selected Work Path

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 © 2011-2015 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

  • 4.3

    • Used new version 4.4.4 of jamEngine scripting library module.
  • 4.2

    • Used new version 4.4.1 of scripting library modules.
  • 4.1

    • Used new version 4.3 of jamHelpers scripting library module.
  • 4.0

    • Used new version 4.0 of scripting library modules.
  • 3.9

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

    • Used new version of scripting library modules.
    • Used new explicit format.
  • 3.7

    • Simplified script name to “Get Path Components”.
  • 3.6

    • Used new version of scripting library modules.
  • 3.5

    • Used jamUtils.writeTextFile () in replacement of custom code.
  • 3.4

    • Added ‘TEXT’ Mac OS type to newly created JSON file.
  • 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

    • Initial release.

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