Actions in Photoshop
There are many tasks you perform in photoshop which are repetative and tme consuming. Using the Actions panel ( see under Windows > Actions) when an image is open in photoshop, you can record steps which have been taken to create the action by simply clicking a button (play).These actions come as default with photoshop.
Creating your own Actions
1.Open an image in photoshop
2.Windows > Actions
3.Create a new action set – click on 3rd button from right at bottom of panel
Name- My actions – OK
4.Create new action – click on 2nd button from right at bottom of panel
Name – Name the action you are recording
A red triangle indicates this.
5.Procede to process the imge step by step – you will see each step recorded in panel.
6.When finished press the stop button –the square on the far left.
Applying the Action to an image
1. Open image in photoshop
2. Windows > Actions – to open actions panel
3.Click on action required and press play button (triangle)
4.Close panel when finished.