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Greg from Holland
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how can I get some of my actions in photoshop cs4 from my old computer to photoshop cs5 on my new co

Apr 13, 2012 7:19 AM

Sofar I have tryed to find the actions on my computer but without succes.

There are not in the presets/action folder. That folder is empty.


If I try to save the actions from the actions window in photoshop I cannot manage because the "save action"  function is not available (it's there but can't be clicked...)


What to do?




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    Apr 13, 2012 7:34 AM   in reply to Greg from Holland

    Have you selected the Set (edit: as opposed to individual Actions) before trying to save it?

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    Apr 14, 2012 1:33 AM   in reply to Greg from Holland

    Actions cannot be saved individually but one can duplicate and move them betweens Sets in the Actions Panel and save those, as you seem to have figured out anyway.

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  • Noel Carboni
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    Apr 14, 2012 5:46 AM   in reply to Greg from Holland

    Reminder to everyone reading this thread:


    Take a little time and save your actions sets from Photoshop now, assuming you've changed them or added to them since last time you saved them or loaded them from a file.  They're stored by Photoshop inside a proprietary preferences file, and if you should lose your Photoshop configuration your actions could be lost as well.


    Save them in .atn files now, just in case.



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