October 24, 2008

Tutorial: Creating Flash panels for Photoshop

Matthew Keefe has posted a brief tutorial on how to create your first Flash panel for Photoshop CS4. To load any SWF in Photoshop as a panel, just drop it into the Adobe Photoshop CS4/Plug-Ins/Panels directory, then launch PS and look under Window->Extensions. To make a SWF communicate with Photoshop via scripting, however, a bit more work is required, and that’s where Matthew’s tutorial comes in. If you create something cool, or if you see interesting SWF panels popping up, please let us know.

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Posted by John Nack at 9:34 AM on October 24, 2008

Comments

  • Toby — 4:26 AM on October 30, 2008

    Hey!
    Will this function of implemet flash panels also be available in InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4?
    That would be great…
    [Yep: as far as I know, the entire Suite is now extensible through Flash panels. Expect more documentation and examples to come to light. --J.]

  • john — 8:40 AM on November 06, 2008

    A bit of clarification please – will the Configurator allow the user to create File Info panels?
    [Not at the moment, though that's a good suggestion. --J.]

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