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Bridge to create thumbnails from web application

Mar 21, 2012 1:43 AM

Hi all,


I'm looking for a solution to create thumbnails on my web application server (eps, ai, psd.. files).

Did you think that it a good idea (and possible) to use Bridge on a server (I have a licnese for InDesign server) to generate thumbnails with a jsx script ?




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    Mar 21, 2012 2:46 AM   in reply to marius_9

    I have no idea about using Bridge on a server, but here is an example of creating thumbnails.

    This example should be run from ExtendScript Toolkit, it will generate thumbnails for all (that it can)  filetypes in the selected folder.



    #target bridge
    var files = app.document.visibleThumbnails; 
    for(var a in files){
        if(files[a].type == "file"){
        var Thumb = new Thumbnail(files[a]);
        var orientation = Thumb.rotation;
        app.synchronousMode = true; 
        var bm = Thumb.core.thumbnail.thumbnail;
        app.synchronousMode = false;
        if(bm.width <1) continue;
        bm = bm.rotate(orientation);
        Name = decodeURI(\.[^\.]+$/, '');
        var target = new File(app.document.presentationPath + "/Thumb-" + Name + ".jpg" );
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