Properties

Property

Value Type

What it is

AllLocked

Boolean

Read-write. Indicates whether to completely lock the layer's contents and settings.

(Application)

Read-only. The application that the collection belongs to.

ArtLayer

Object (ArtLayer)

Read-only. When LayerType = 1, then this property returns a reference to the corresponding ArtLayer object. See LayerType.

BlendMode

PsBlendMode

Read-write. The layer's blending mode.

Bounds

Array

Read-only. An array of coordinates that describes the bounding rectangle of the ArtLayer.

FillOpacity

Number (Double)

Read-write. The interior opacity of the layer (0.0 -100.0).

Grouped

Boolean

Read-write. Indication of whether to group this layer with the layer beneath it.

IsBackgroundLayer

Boolean

Read-write. Indicates whether the layer is a background layer or normal layer.

Note: A document can have only one background layer.

Kind

PsLayerKind

Read-write. Sets the layer's kind (such as 'text layer') for an empty layer.

Note: Valid only when the layer is empty and when

IsBackgroundLayer is false. See IsBackgroundLayer.

Note: You can use the kind property to make a background layer a normal layer; however, to make a layer a background layer, you must set

IsBackgroundLayer to true.

Layer

Object (Layer)

Read-only. The Layer corresponding to the ArtLayer.

LayerSet

Object (LayerSet)

Read-only. When LayerType = 2, then this property returns a reference to the corresponding LayerSet object. See LayerType.

LayerType

PsLayerType

Read-write. The type of layer.

Property

Value Type

What it is (Continued)

LinkedLayers

array of Layers

Read-only. The layers linked to this layer. Note: See Link.

Name

String

Read-write. The layer's name.

Opacity

Number (Double)

Read-write. The master opacity of the layer (0.0 -100.0).

Parent

Object (Document)

Read-only. The object's container.

PixelsLocked

Boolean

Read-write. Indicates whether the pixels in the layer's image can be edited using the paintbrush tool.

PositionLocked

Boolean

Read-write. Indicates whether the pixels in the layer's image can be moved within the layer.

TextItem

TextItem

Read-only. The text item that is associated with the layer.

Note: Valid only when Kind = 2. See Kind.

TransparentPixelsLocked

Boolean

Read-write. Indicates whether editing is confined to the opaque portions of the layer.

typename

String

Read-only. The class name of the referenced ArtLayer object.

Visible

Boolean

Read-write. Indicates whether the layer is visible.

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