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Getting LayerID of CSAW layer instance

Aug 4, 2013 8:40 AM

Tags: #photoshop #api #csawlib #extension_development #cs_extention_builder #extension_builder_2.1

Hey there,

Since the CSAW API to manipulate layers etc. is pretty limited I need to work with the magic of ActionManager to achieve most of my functionality.

The problem is, there doesn't seem to be any "bridge" between those two interfaces. I can do stuff in the world of ActionManager by composing cryptic commands but I currently see no way to say "this com.adobe.photoshop.Layer (CSAW) instance belongs to this LayerID / index (ActionManager)".

 

If there is any way to connect these two worlds please tell me, its really frustrating that I have to write every layer manipulation with ActionManager just because there is no property "id" for the class com.adobe.photoshop.Layer!

 
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