A short video explaining how to create an action and assign a hotkey to it.
Actions are a very useful function in Photoshop, enabling repetitive tasks to be performed quickly and simply. Put simply, they are one of things most retouchers rely on day to day. I use the example of a simple 'Content Aware Fill' action that is perfect for removing blemishes, stray hairs and dust spots.
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Quick question – are actions transferrable between computers? I have a few that I use on iMac and now need them on my Mac Book Pro; do you know if there a way of accessing the saved ones and exporting them? TIA!
I’ve never even come across actions before. Thanks so much for introducing me!
No problem! They have a LOT of uses (though they can be tricky to get right.) Shout if you have any questions.
Brilliant! I’ve been using the shortcut keys on the keyboard for a really detailed edit today, and every now and then I get the combination wrong and change it to foreground colour… 2 mins to record this action and it has saved me soooo much time! If I ever get the edit finished I’ll post it in the forum ? Thank you Paul x
Please do post it – I am sure it would be helpful to anyone wanting to try it out. x
Will do in the forums x