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Jay Brown
Extendscript: Button stays highlighted after click
on May 29, 2016 at 5:28:15 pm

Is their a way to deselect a button after its been clicked?

currently I have:
myPanel.grp.groupOne.myPurgeButton.onClick = function () {
var newPurgeButton = app.purge(PurgeTarget.IMAGE_CACHES);

The only thing I can find is that if I add = false;
it seems to work on the first click, but not on any consecutive clicks.

Any ideas on how to do this?


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Konstantin Nemo
Re: Extendscript: Button stays highlighted after click
on Apr 20, 2019 at 7:27:59 am

I had the same issue in the latest AE version (16.1.1). I googled it, but failed to find an answer.

Fortunately, I found a simple workaround for this issue. You just need to explicitly make an element active, then make it inactive back. In your case it might look like: = true; = false;

It might be useful for those, who stumbled across the same problem.

All the Best,
Konstantin Nemo
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