Add Stroke to Text Layer

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Add Stroke to Text Layer

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by mikedpe » Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:44 pm (originally at: posting.php?mode=reply&f=66&t=40660&p=169778#p169778)
I can create text layers and add text to them but do not know how to add a stroke to the layer in javascript. As usual help appreciated

Mike

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(aD = activeDocument).activeLayer
.rasterize(RasterizeType.TEXTCONTENTS);
(col = new SolidColor()).rgb.hexValue = '000000'
aD.selection.stroke(col, 1, StrokeLocation.CENTER,
ColorBlendMode.NORMAL, 100, false)

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Re: Add Stroke to Text Layer

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That's a lot more compact that what I found via scriptListener, is it possible to do that without rasterizing the text?

Many thanks for the help

Mike
Last edited by mikedpe on Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:53 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Add Stroke to Text Layer

Post by Kukurykus »

If I correctly understand 'compact' word, this is more comapact, but yes to avoid rasterizing you have to apply effects, but then you finish up with more code. If you later won't need to edit text, then you can use DOM method.