AppleScript Photoshop CS3 - Get Lab Color Value

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by iccProfile81, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2009

    does anyone know how to get the Lab color value of an image at e.g. pixel x:100 y:150? Im not sure, but i think the easiest way to do this is to make a color sampler and get its properties as a record. I just dont know the correct syntax to make a color sampler and set its position to pixel x,y: make newcolor sampler ...fill in text... ;)

    The Photoshop CS3 Scripting Manuel respectively the Photoshop CS3 AppleScript Reference tells me which objects are available, but sadly there are no examples on how to use "color sampler".

    Does anyone know how to do this via color sampler or any other object? Please help! ;)

    tell application "Adobe Photoshop CS3"
        set theFile to choose file with prompt "Choose an image file"
        open theFile
            tell document 1
                make new color sampler... ?
            end tell
        close document 1 saving no
    end tell

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