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To get that command into an action, you have to use Insert Menu Item from the Actions panel menu to get it into the script.
Hi you master,
Could you tell me what is the problem when I'm using image trace for jpg.( black and white line art drawing with red high lights). Illustrator works perfectly when I choose Tracing Presets 3 colour option it works for single image but when I record it into action it makes image black and white?
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There was a thread recently about the problem that only the default Black and White setting could be recorded in an action.
Maybe you could first use Adobe Bridge to select the images and use in Bridge: Tools > Illustrator > Image Trace... to convert the images and save them in a folder.
When that is done use a Batch action in Illustrator to select the content, fit to Artwork bounds and export as PNG.
Thank you! Bridge indeed keeps the colours. I actually need photoshop to do the final size and png modification. Unfortunately Illustrators's action don't have the option to batch open files. Hopefully that will be added sometime near future. Both photoshop and illustrator won't batch action with save for web when saving png that is unfortunate too.
Hello all. This solution works very well for a file with one artboard, but I am interested in resizing multiple artboards in the same file.
If there are multiple artboards with their own artwork inside of them and you run Fit to Artwork Bounds, it just resizes artboard number 1 to contain all of the artwork in the entire file.
I know I could select the artwork inside of each artboard and apply Fit Artboard to Selected Art for each one individually, but I'm looking for a more automated process.
Does anyone have any ideas/info about this?
There may be automated ways.
If you can share a meaningful sample .ai file, it would be easier to think about possible approaches.
Also, which version of Illustrator are you using?