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// Import Folder as Layers - Adobe Photoshop Script
// Description: imports a folder of images as named layers within a new document
// Requirements: Adobe Photoshop CS2, or higher
// Version: 2.0.0, 5/July/2009
// Author: Trevor Morris (trevor@morris-photographics.com)
// Website: http://morris-photographics.com/
// ============================================================================
// Installation:
// 1. Place script in 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS#\Presets\Scripts\'
// 2. Restart Photoshop
// 3. Choose File > Scripts > Import Folder as Layers
// ============================================================================
// enable double-clicking from Mac Finder or Windows Explorer
// this command only works in Photoshop CS2 and higher
#target photoshop
// bring application forward for double-click events
app.bringToFront();
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// main - main function
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
function main() {
// user settings
var prefs = new Object();
prefs.sourceFolder = '~'; // default browse location (default: '~')
prefs.removeFileExtensions = true; // remove filename extensions for imported layers (default: true)
prefs.savePrompt = false; // display save prompt after import is complete (default: false)
prefs.closeAfterSave = false; // close import document after saving (default: false)
// prompt for source folder
var sourceFolder = Folder.selectDialog('Please select the folder to be imported:', Folder(prefs.sourceFolder));
// ensure the source folder is valid
if (!sourceFolder) {
return;
}
else if (!sourceFolder.exists) {
alert('Source folder not found.', 'Script Stopped', true);
return;
}
// add source folder to user settings
prefs.sourceFolder = sourceFolder;
// get a list of files
var fileArray = getFiles(prefs.sourceFolder);
// if files were found, proceed with import
if (fileArray.length) {
importFolderAsLayers(fileArray, prefs);
}
// otherwise, diplay message
else {
alert("The selected folder doesn't contain any recognized images.", 'No Files Found', false);
}
}
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// getFiles - get all files within the specified source
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
function getFiles(sourceFolder) {
// declare local variables
var fileArray = new Array();
var extRE = /\.(?:png|gif|jpg|bmp|tif|psd)$/i;
// get all files in source folder
var docs = sourceFolder.getFiles();
var len = docs.length;
for (var i = 0; i < len; i++) {
var doc = docs[i];
// only match files (not folders)
if (doc instanceof File) {
// store all recognized files into an array
var docName = doc.name;
if (docName.match(extRE)) {
fileArray.push(doc);
}
}
}
// return file array
return fileArray;
}
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// importFolderAsLayers - imports a folder of images as named layers
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
function importFolderAsLayers(fileArray, prefs) {
// create a new document
var newDoc = documents.add(300, 300, 72, 'Imported Layers', NewDocumentMode.RGB, DocumentFill.TRANSPARENT, 1);
var newLayer = newDoc.activeLayer;
// loop through all files in the source folder
for (var i = 0; i < fileArray.length; i++) {
// open document
var doc = open(fileArray[i]);
// get document name (and remove file extension)
var name = doc.name;
if (prefs.removeFileExtensions) {
name = name.replace(/(?:\.[^.]*$|$)/, '');
}
// convert to RGB; convert to 8-bpc; merge visible
doc.changeMode(ChangeMode.RGB);
doc.bitsPerChannel = BitsPerChannelType.EIGHT;
doc.artLayers.add();
doc.mergeVisibleLayers();
// rename layer; duplicate to new document
var layer = doc.activeLayer;
layer.name = name;
layer.duplicate(newDoc, ElementPlacement.PLACEATBEGINNING);
// close imported document
doc.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
}
// delete empty layer; reveal and trim to fit all layers
newLayer.remove();
newDoc.revealAll();
newDoc.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT, true, true, true, true);
// save the final document
if (prefs.savePrompt) {
// PSD save options
var saveOptions = new PhotoshopSaveOptions();
saveOptions.layers = true;
saveOptions.embedColorProfile = true;
// prompt for save name and location
var saveFile = File.saveDialog('Save the new document as:');
if (saveFile) {
newDoc.saveAs(saveFile, saveOptions, false, Extension.LOWERCASE);
}
// close import document
if (prefs.closeAfterSave) {
newDoc.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
}
}
}
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// isCorrectVersion - check for Adobe Photoshop CS2 (v9) or higher
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
function isCorrectVersion() {
if (parseInt(version, 10) >= 9) {
return true;
}
else {
alert('This script requires Adobe Photoshop CS2 or higher.', 'Wrong Version', false);
return false;
}
}
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// showError - display error message if something goes wrong
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
function showError(err) {
if (confirm('An unknown error has occurred.\n' +
'Would you like to see more information?', true, 'Unknown Error')) {
alert(err + ': on line ' + err.line, 'Script Error', true);
}
}
// test initial conditions prior to running main function
if (isCorrectVersion()) {
// remember ruler units; switch to pixels
var originalRulerUnits = preferences.rulerUnits;
preferences.rulerUnits = Units.PIXELS;
try {
main();
}
catch(e) {
// don't report error on user cancel
if (e.number != 8007) {
showError(e);
}
}
// restore original ruler unit
preferences.rulerUnits = originalRulerUnits;
}