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Actions help in CS3
« on: December 22, 2007, 10:36:34 PM »
Once i have recorded an action in cs and it is in my actions pallete, how can i save this action as a file to my desktop/documents.

The reason i ask is i am going to format my computer and i dont want to re-record all my actions that are in my actions pallete.


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Re: Actions help in CS3
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2007, 08:21:05 AM »

Select the action you want to save

Go to the little button that opens the menu, it's in the top right corner of the actions palette - loosk like a downward pointing arrowhaead and 3 or 4 lines, click on it and a big menu appears...

roll down to Save Action...

Save it to a file, noting where the folder is located (the default can be tucked away quite deeply)

I'd then check the file is there before formatting (well, that's kinda obvious ;))

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Re: Actions help in CS3
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2007, 10:55:32 AM »
cheers for that fother,
simple when you know how

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Re: Actions help in CS3
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2007, 11:07:12 PM »
Just one problem  the save action button is in light grey (disabled)

anything im doing wrong


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Re: Actions help in CS3
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2007, 11:15:02 PM »


make sure the action you want to save is selected?

other than that, dunno - needs more expertise than me ???

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Re: Actions help in CS3
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2007, 10:32:04 AM »
either the action or the folder in which the action is stored in needs to be highlighted and than you can save it anywhere you want.
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Re: Actions help in CS3
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2007, 10:51:35 PM »
Worked it out :-
Needed to create a new set to save actions in, as i'd had them in the default actions folder and it wouldnt let me save from there.
As soon as i created a new set and copied the actions into there i could save them.

Thanks for the advice


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