Illustrator Scripts

Many scripts are free to download thanks to the support of users. Help me keep developing new scripts by supporting my work. Click one of the buttons below to make a contribution of any amount. Thank you.

Artboard To Selection

Size the artboard around selected art with a specified margin.

  • Set margin
  • Choose measurement units
  • Adapt open source to customize or create other scripts
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Change Overprint

Change the overprint of all elements, selected elements, or all on a selected layer.

  • Change fill or stroke or both
  • Set overprint on or off
  • Adapt open source to customize or create other scripts
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Color Layer Items

Change the color or overprint of all elements on a selected layer.

  • Change fill or stroke color, or leave either unchanged
  • Set overprint on or off, or leave unchanged
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Cutter Reg Marks

Add registration marks (dots) for flatbed cutting plotters.

  • Choose layer for marks, or create it
  • Specify offset from artboard edge, or layer content
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Dimensions Illustrator

Specify dimensions and other properties of selected elements.

  • Element dimensions, each selected or combined
  • Distance between elements
  • Includes scale option
  • Corner radius
  • Corner angle
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Find Replace From CSV

Search and replace multiple text or GREP changes in one operation.

  • Match whole words only
  • Ignore case
  • Keep capitalization
  • Confirm each change
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Grommet Marks

Adds grommet marks (dots) to artwork.

  • Create marks along top, bottom, left, and/or right
  • Add a specific number of marks or preferred spacing
  • Define layer on which to add marks
  • Layer created if needed
  • Specify mark size, color, and overprint
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Page Information

Add page information to Illustrator artboards.

  • Add static text combined with dynamic placeholders
  • Select layer on which to add page information
  • Page information added to all artboards
  • Define position and alignment
  • Position relative to artboard or contents of selected layer
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PDFs With Password

Batch convert art and images to password-protected PDFs.

  • Creates PDFs from vector art or raster images
  • Variation available to disallow print, edit, or copy
  • Adapt open source to customize or create other scripts
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Save Named PDF

Save the current document as PDF using variable placeholders to name the output files.

  • Save artboards as separate PDFs
  • Variables for artboard width and height
  • Variables for date, time, and more
  • Save using any PDF preset
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Many scripts are free to download thanks to the support of users. Help me keep developing new scripts by supporting my work. Click one of the buttons below to make a contribution of any amount. Thank you.

For help installing scripts, see How to Install and Use Scripts in Adobe Creative Cloud Applications.

Also available for hire to program custom solutions. Contact William for more information.

IMPORTANT: by downloading any of the scripts on this page you agree that the software is provided without any warranty, express or implied. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Always make backups of important data.