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Add soft crop sub action

Overview

Use this sub action to crop files that you have applied a soft crop frame to.

Settings

This sub action is used to perform the actual cropping of an image that has previously been soft-cropped. If an image without a soft crop frame is dropped on an action that involves applying a soft crop, the image is simply copied to the folder specified in the Save file field or to the system’s temporary folder if you are using the File format sub action.

Apply Soft Crop Options

The soft crop sub action has only one option: you can choose to display a window where the soft crop frame can be adjusted and you may set related options before the actual processing takes place. To enable this functionality, select the Always open crop window checkbox.

Sequence considerations

As with all image processing sub actions, you must be careful when specifying the order in which the sub actions should be performed. This is especially important for the Apply soft crop sub action. This sub action should be performed before all other image processing sub actions.

If you select the Always open crop window checkbox, the error message below will be displayed if any image processing sub actions are performed before the Apply soft crop sub action. When this error message occurs, the action in question can’t be performed and is terminated.

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