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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4 SCRIPTING REFERENCE: APPLESCRIPT

This chapter provides a complete, alphaetical reference for the objects and commands in the Adobe Illustrator AppleScript dictionary. For each object, the following information is provided.

Contents
1 AppleScript Objects.......................9
application.......................10
artboard, artboards.......................13
AutoCAD export options.......................14
AutoCAD options.......................15
brush, brushes.......................16
character.......................18
character style, character styles.......................25
CMYK color info.......................30
color info.......................31
color management options.......................32
color separation options.......................33
compound path item, compound path items.......................34
coordinate options.......................36
dataset, datasets.......................37
document, documents.......................39
document preset.......................45
ellipse.......................47
EPS save options.......................49
Flash export options.......................51
flattening options.......................54
font options.......................55
FreeHand options.......................56
FXG save options.......................57
GIF export options.......................58
gradient, gradients.......................60
gradient color info.......................62
gradient stop, gradient stops.......................63
gradient stop info.......................64
graph item, graph items.......................65
graphic style, graphic styles.......................66
gray color info.......................68
group item, group items.......................69
Illustrator preferences.......................72
Illustrator save options.......................73
image capture options.......................75
ink.......................76
ink properties.......................77
insertion point.......................78
job options.......................80
JPEG export options.......................82
Lab color info.......................84
layer, layers.......................85
legacy text item, legacy text items.......................89
line.......................90
matrix.......................96
mesh item, mesh items.......................98
no color info.......................99
non native item, non native items.......................100
open options.......................101
page item, page items.......................102
page marks options.......................105
paper.......................106
paper options.......................107
paper properties.......................108
paragraph, paragraphs.......................109
paragraph style, paragraph styles.......................119
path item, path items.......................127
path point, path points.......................129
path point info.......................131
pattern, patterns.......................132
pattern color info.......................133
PDF options.......................134
PDF save options.......................135
Photoshop export options.......................141
Photoshop options.......................143
placed item, placed items.......................144
plugin item, plugin items.......................145
PNG8 export options.......................146
PNG24 export options.......................148
polygon.......................150
postscript options.......................151
PPD file.......................152
PPD properties.......................153
print options.......................155
printer.......................157
printer properties.......................158
raster effect options.......................160
raster item, raster items.......................161
rasterize options.......................163
rectangle.......................164
RGB color info.......................166
rounded rectangle.......................167
screen properties.......................168
screen spot function.......................169
separation screen.......................170
spot, spots.......................171
spot color info.......................173
star.......................174
story, stories.......................175
SVG export options.......................177
swatch, swatches.......................179
swatchgroup, swatchgroups.......................180
symbol, symbols.......................181
symbol item, symbol items.......................183
tab stop info, tab stops.......................184
tag, tags.......................185
text.......................186
text font, text fonts.......................188
text frame, text frames.......................189
text path item, text path items.......................193
tracingobject, tracings.......................196
tracing options, multiple tracing options.......................197
variable, variables.......................200
view, views.......................201
word.......................203
2 AppleScript Commands.......................210
Overview.......................210
activate.......................211
add document.......................212
add spot.......................213
add swatch.......................214
apply.......................215
apply character style.......................216
apply paragraph style.......................217
capture.......................218
change case.......................219
close.......................220
colorize.......................221
concatenate matrix.......................222
concatenate rotation matrix.......................223
concatenate scale matrix.......................224
concatenate translation matrix.......................225
convert.......................226
convert sample color.......................227
convert to paths.......................228
copy.......................229
count.......................230
cut.......................231
delete.......................232
delete preference.......................233
deselect.......................234
display.......................235
do javascript.......................236
do script.......................237
duplicate.......................238
equal matrices.......................239
embed.......................240
exists.......................241
expand tracing.......................242
export.......................243
export PDF preset.......................244
export print preset.......................245
export variables.......................246
get.......................247
get all swatches.......................248
get boolean preference.......................249
get identity matrix.......................250
get internal color.......................251
get integer preference.......................252
get PPD info.......................253
get preset file of.......................254
get preset settings.......................255
get real preference.......................256
get rotation matrix.......................257
get scale matrix.......................258
get scriptable help group.......................259
get selected.......................260
get string preference.......................261
get translation matrix.......................262
image capture.......................263
import character styles.......................264
import paragraph styles.......................265
import PDF preset.......................266
import print preset.......................267
import variables.......................268
invert matrix.......................269
launch.......................270
load color settings.......................271
load preset.......................272
make.......................273
merge.......................274
move.......................275
open.......................276
paste.......................277
print.......................278
quit.......................279
rasterize.......................280
redo.......................281
redraw.......................282
release tracing.......................283
rotate.......................284
save.......................285
scale.......................286
select.......................287
set.......................288
set boolean preference.......................289
set integer preference.......................290
set real preference.......................291
set string preference.......................292
show presets.......................293
singular matrix.......................294
store preset.......................295
trace placed.......................296
trace raster.......................297
transform.......................298
translate.......................299
translate placeholder text.......................300
undo.......................301
update.......................302

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