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Illustrator CS3 : JAVASCRIPT REFERENCE

Properties of the class, including value type, read-only status, and an explanation. Methods for the class. Constants and value types needed by the method are shown in bold face. Required terms are shown in plain face. All items surrounded by brackets [ ] are optional. Notes to explain special issues. Sample code to help illustrate the syntax and typical workflow usage of the object class.

Contents
1 JavaScript Object Reference.....................10
Application.....................11
Application properties.....................11
Application methods.....................12
Brush.....................16
Brush properties.....................16
Brush methods.....................16
Brushes.....................17
Brushes properties.....................17
Brushes methods.....................17
CharacterAttributes.....................18
CharacterAttributes properties.....................18
Characters.....................22
Characters properties.....................22
Characters methods.....................22
CharacterStyle.....................23
CharacterStyle properties.....................23
CharacterStyle methods.....................23
CharacterStyles.....................24
CharacterStyles properties.....................24
CharacterStyles methods.....................24
CMYKColor.....................26
CMYKColor properties.....................26
CompoundPathItem.....................27
CompoundPathItem properties.....................27
CompoundPathItem methods.....................28
CompoundPathItems.....................31
CompoundPathItem methods.....................31
CompoundPathItem methods.....................31
Dataset.....................32
Dataset properties.....................32
Dataset methods.....................32
Datasets.....................34
Datasets properties.....................34
Datasets methods.....................34
Document.....................35
Document properties.....................35
Document methods.....................39
Documents.....................42
Documents properties.....................42
Documents methods.....................42
DocumentPreset.....................43
DocumentPreset properties.....................43
EPSSaveOptions.....................44
EPSSaveOptions properties.....................44
ExportOptionsAutoCAD.....................46
ExportOptionsAutoCAD properties.....................46
ExportOptionsFlash.....................47
ExportOptionsFlash properties.....................47
ExportOptionsGIF.....................49
ExportOptionsGIF properties.....................49
ExportOptionsJPEG.....................51
ExportOptionsJPEG properties.....................51
ExportOptionsPhotoshop.....................53
ExportOptionsPhotoshop properties.....................53
ExportOptionsPNG8.....................54
ExportOptionsPNG8 properties.....................54
ExportOptionsPNG24.....................56
ExportOptionsPNG24 properties.....................56
ExportOptionsSVG.....................57
ExportOptionsSVG properties.....................57
FreeHandFileOptions.....................59
FreeHandFileOptions properties.....................59
Gradient.....................60
Gradient properties.....................60
Gradient methods.....................60
GradientColor.....................62
GradientColor properties.....................62
Gradients.....................63
Gradients properties.....................63
Gradients methods.....................63
GradientStop.....................64
GradientStop properties.....................64
GradientStop methods.....................64
GradientStops.....................65
GradientStops properties.....................65
GradientStops methods.....................65
GraphicStyle.....................66
GraphicStyle properties.....................66
GraphicStyle methods.....................66
GraphicStyles.....................67
GraphicStyles properties.....................67
GraphicStyles methods.....................67
GraphItem.....................68
GraphItem properties.....................68
GraphItem methods.....................69
GraphItems.....................71
GraphItems properties.....................71
GraphItems methods.....................71
GrayColor.....................72
GrayColor properties.....................72
GroupItem.....................73
GroupItem properties.....................73
GroupItem methods.....................75
GroupItems.....................77
GroupItems properties.....................77
GroupItems methods.....................77
IllustratorSaveOptions.....................78
IllustratorSaveOptions properties.....................78
ImageCaptureOptions.....................79
ImageCaptureOptions properties.....................79
Ink.....................80
Ink properties.....................80
InkInfo.....................80
InkInfo properties.....................80
InsertionPoint.....................82
InsertionPoints.....................82
InsertionPoints properties.....................82
InsertionPoints methods.....................82
LabColor.....................83
LabColor properties.....................83
Layer.....................84
Layer properties.....................84
Layer methods.....................85
Layers.....................87
Layers properties.....................87
Layers methods.....................87
LegacyTextItem.....................88
LegacyTextItem properties.....................88
LegacyTextItem methods.....................89
LegacyTextItems.....................91
LegacyTextItems properties.....................91
LegacyTextItems methods.....................91
Lines.....................92
Lines properties.....................92
Lines methods.....................92
Matrix.....................93
Matrix properties.....................93
MeshItem.....................94
MeshItem properties.....................94
MeshItem methods.....................95
MeshItems.....................97
MeshItems properties.....................97
MeshItems methods.....................97
NoColor.....................98
NoColor properties.....................98
OpenOptions.....................99
OpenOptions properties.....................99
OpenOptionsAutoCAD.....................100
OpenOptionsAutoCAD properties.....................100
OpenOptionsPhotoshop.....................101
OpenOptionsPhotoshop properties.....................101
PageItems.....................102
PageItems properties.....................102
PageItems methods.....................102
Paper.....................104
Paper properties.....................104
PaperInfo.....................104
PaperInfo properties.....................104
ParagraphAttributes.....................106
ParagraphAttributes properties.....................106
Paragraphs.....................109
Paragraphs properties.....................109
Paragraphs methods.....................109
ParagraphStyle.....................110
ParagraphStyle properties.....................110
ParagraphStyle methods.....................110
ParagraphStyles.....................111
ParagraphStyles properties.....................111
ParagraphStyles methods.....................111
PathItem.....................113
PathItem properties.....................113
PathItem methods.....................115
PathItems.....................118
PathItems properties.....................118
PathItems methods.....................118
PathPoint.....................120
PathPoint properties.....................120
PathPoint methods.....................120
PathPoints.....................121
PathPoints properties.....................121
PathPoints methods.....................121
Pattern.....................122
Pattern properties.....................122
Pattern methods.....................122
Patterns.....................122
Patterns properties.....................122
Patterns methods.....................122
PatternColor.....................124
PatternColor properties.....................124
PDFFileOptions.....................126
PDFFileOptions properties.....................126
PDFSaveOptions.....................127
PDFSaveOptions properties.....................127
PhotoshopFileOptions.....................133
PhotoshopFileOptions properties.....................133
PlacedItem.....................134
PlacedItem properties.....................134
PlacedItem methods.....................135
PlacedItems.....................138
PlacedItems properties.....................138
PlacedItems methods.....................138
PluginItem.....................139
PluginItem properties.....................139
PluginItem methods.....................140
PluginItems.....................142
PluginItems properties.....................142
PluginItems methods.....................142
PPDFile.....................143
PPDFile properties.....................143
PPDFileInfo.....................143
PPDFileInfo properties.....................143
Preferences.....................146
Preferences properties.....................146
Preferences methods.....................146
PrintColorManagementOptions.....................148
PrintColorManagementOptions properties.....................148
PrintColorSeparationOptions.....................149
PrintColorSeparationOptions properties.....................149
PrintCoordinateOptions.....................150
PrintCoordinateOptions properties.....................150
Printer.....................152
Printer properties.....................152
PrinterInfo.....................152
PrinterInfo properties.....................152
PrintFlattenerOptions.....................154
PrintFlattenerOptions properties.....................154
PrintFontOptions.....................156
PrintFontOptions properties.....................156
PrintJobOptions.....................157
PrintJobOptions properties.....................157
PrintOptions.....................159
PrintOptions properties.....................159
PrintPageMarksOptions.....................161
PrintPageMarksOptions properties.....................161
PrintPaperOptions.....................162
PrintPaperOptions properties.....................162
PrintPostScriptOptions.....................163
PrintPostScriptOptions properties.....................163
RasterItem.....................164
RasterItem properties.....................164
RasterItem methods.....................166
RasterItems.....................168
RasterItems properties.....................168
RasterItems methods.....................168
RGBColor.....................170
RGBColor properties.....................170
Screen.....................171
Screen properties.....................171
ScreenInfo.....................171
ScreenInfo properties.....................171
ScreenSpotFunction.....................173
ScreenSpotFunction properties.....................173
Spot.....................174
Spot properties.....................174
Spot methods.....................174
SpotColor.....................175
SpotColor properties.....................175
Spots.....................176
Spots properties.....................176
Spots methods.....................176
Story.....................178
Story properties.....................178
Stories.....................180
Stories properties.....................180
Stories methods.....................180
Swatch.....................181
Swatch properties.....................181
Swatch methods.....................181
Swatches.....................182
Swatches properties.....................182
Swatches methods.....................182
Symbol.....................183
Symbol properties.....................183
Symbol methods.....................183
Symbols.....................184
Symbols properties.....................184
Symbols methods.....................184
SymbolItem.....................186
SymbolItem properties.....................186
SymbolItem methods.....................187
SymbolItems.....................189
SymbolItems properties.....................189
SymbolItems methods.....................189
TabStopInfo.....................190
TabStopInfo properties.....................190
Tag.....................191
Tag properties.....................191
Tag methods.....................191
Tags.....................192
Tags properties.....................192
Tags methods.....................192
TextFont.....................193
TextFont properties.....................193
TextFonts.....................194
TextFonts properties.....................194
TextFonts methods.....................194
TextFrame.....................196
TextFrame properties.....................196
TextFrame methods.....................198
TextFrames.....................201
TextFrames properties.....................201
TextFrames methods.....................201
TextPath.....................203
TextPath properties.....................203
TextPath methods.....................204
TextRange.....................205
TextRange properties.....................205
TextRange methods.....................206
TextRanges.....................207
TextRanges properties.....................207
TextRanges methods.....................207
TracingObject.....................208
TracingObject properties.....................208
TracingObject methods.....................209
TracingOptions.....................210
TracingOptions properties.....................210
TracingOptions methods.....................211
Variable.....................212
Variable properties.....................212
Variable methods.....................212
Variables.....................213
Variables properties.....................213
Variables methods.....................213
View.....................214
View properties.....................214
Views.....................215
Views properties.....................215
Views methods.....................215
Words.....................216
Words properties.....................216
Words methods.....................216
2 Scripting Constants.....................218

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