I’m no big fan of ESTK for a variety of reasons; when I finally replaced my old MacBookPro with a newer model with Retina display I got even more disappointed: pixels everywhere! There’s a quick fix/hack that I’d like to show you (also as a reminder for my future self, just in case ESTK is still going to be around in 2021 when I’ll get a newer Mac).
You may want to right-click the app, select Info and uncheck the “Open in Low Resolution” checkbox, alas it is grayed out. Grab the ExtendScript Toolkit.app, right click it and select “Show Package content”. Go to Content Info.plist and open it with the text editor of your choice. Go to the line before the closing tag and add the following two highlighted lines.
This post will only be of interest to people who create or edit scripts for Creative Cloud applications such as InDesign. Since the end of 2014, the ExtendScript Toolkit, which is Adobe’s script editing tool, has had a problem with running very slowly on Macintosh computers running OS X 10.10 or later. See for more details. Scripter extraordinaire discovered that disabling the “App Nap” feature of OS X restores the performance of the ExtendScript Toolkit. Press Command-Shift-U to open the Utilities folder on your Mac 2. Double-click on the Terminal app 3. At the prompt, type: defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAppSleepDisabled -bool YES For more information, see.
Adobe Extendscript Toolkit For Cc
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