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Chris Meadmore
Change text layer name based on content (project wide)
on Nov 3, 2014 at 11:11:30 am


Re-posted from else where as I lost the thread!

I'm in need of a script that will automatically change text layer names, project wide, based on it's existing content... at the press of a button. It will also need to add a prefix "^" and only include the first 4 words without spaces or symbols.

For example, content would be:

Ben just voted no in the general election

Layer name then becomes:


I've been trawling the internet and haven't found a resource that talks about a process like this.

Many thanks for any assistance!

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