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Chapter 24. Actions > To record commands into an existing action:

To record commands into an existing action:

1.
Put the Actions palette in List mode, and expand the action into which you want to insert a command or commands.

2.
Choose the command you want the new command(s) to follow .

Figure 1. Click the command you want new commands to appear after.


3.
Click the Record (round) button.

4.
Make modifications to the file as you would normally, using the commands you want inserted in the action. Any recordable tool or menu command that you use now will be added to the action (see the sidebar on page 430).

5.
Click the square Stop button to stop recording. The command(s) you just recorded will be listed below the chosen insertion point on the Actions palette .

Note: The first time you play back an action, do it on a duplicate file or on a file that you don't care about preserving.


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