Smudge tool options

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Smudge tool options

Postby ra5040@eircom.net » Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:20 pm

I've used a script by Tom Ruark to change brush options and would like to be able to do the same with the smudge tool options. I've been partially successful with this script:

function setSmudgeOptions(tool,mode,strength,pfs){
// tool
var idset = stringIDToTypeID( "set" );
var desc226 = new ActionDescriptor();
var idnull = stringIDToTypeID( "null" );
var ref170 = new ActionReference();
var idSmTl = stringIDToTypeID(tool);
ref170.putClass( idSmTl );
desc226.putReference( idnull, ref170 );
var id12 = stringIDToTypeID( "to" );
var desc5 = new ActionDescriptor();
// strength
var id13 = stringIDToTypeID( "strength" ); // Set Smudge tool Strength
var id14 = stringIDToTypeID( "percentUnit" );
desc5.putUnitDouble( id13, id14, strength);
// blend mode
var id15 = stringIDToTypeID( "mode" );
var id16 = stringIDToTypeID( "blendModel" );
var id17 = stringIDToTypeID( mode);
desc5.putEnumerated( id15, id16, id17 );
// pressure for size
desc5.putBoolean( stringIDToTypeID( "usePressureOverridesSize" ), pfs );

var id18 = stringIDToTypeID( "null" );
desc226.putObject( id12, id18, desc5 );
executeAction( idset, desc226, DialogModes.NO );
}

setSmudgeOptions("smudgeTool","lighten",20,false);

Everything works except for the Strength setting. I've tried the function with "strength" changed to "opacity" (and uppercase variations).

I would very much appreciate some help (I don't know where to find this sort of information). I've looked through this forum and also the Photoshop Scripting forum without any luck.

Thanks

Robert



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