Script Preset

The FX-Panel allows you to add and manage scripts. Photoshop Scripts are mostly JavaScripts that contain a series of commands that tell Photoshop to perform specific tasks. They are much more powerful than actions, but require coding skills. If you either code your own scripts or download them from other sources, you can easily integrate them into the FX-Panel, create custom images and add some searchable info.

Why you should use Photoshop scripts in the FX-Panel!

Adding scripts into your FX-Panel has many advantages:

  • No more browsing for scripts on your computer. Your script is linked right to the FX-Panel.
  • Create custom images to visualize what your script is doing.
  • Hide history steps.
  • Add searchable informations.
  • Assign any shortcut you want for a script in the FX-Panel.
  • Integrate your scripts to your FX-Panel workflow.

Create a script preset

  1. Open the Quick Menu.
  2. Click on the Scrips button in the Add section. A new script preset will be created.
  3. Define a name for the script preset (optional).
  4. Select your script file (.jsx, .js) by clicking on the path icon.

FX-Panel Add Script

Create multiple scripts as Custom Presets

A script preset is a container and can include multiple scripts. You can use custom presets to save different scripts within one preset.

  1. Create a script preset.
  2. Define a name for the script preset (optional).
  3. Select your script file (.jsx, .js) by clicking on the path icon.
  4. Navigate to the “Custom Presets” section and open it.
  5. Click on the + icon. A new custom presets will be created. Change the name by double clicking on the text (optional).
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to add another script as custom preset.

Hide History

The FX-Panel gives you the opportunity to combine all history steps of a script in one single history entry.

FX-Panel Hide History

Custom Images

You can create you own images for your scripts. Please take a look here: Custom Image.

Delete a script preset

  1. Open the Panel Options of the script preset you want to delete.
  2. Click on the Panel Info tab.
  3. Click on Delete Presets button and confirm the notification.

FX-Panel Script Delete

Delete all script preset

  1. Go to Panel Settings > Manage Presets.
  2. Navigate to the Scripts section and open it.
  3. Hold the ALT key and click on the button right to the Add Scripts item, which should change to Delete all scripts. Confirm the notification.
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