Automated Action to pass a PSB => JPG and save in the ORIGINAL directory

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Hello,

Here's the problem I have: I have PSBs in many places on my hard disk. They can have active selections or large sizes. They are not well seen or not seen at all by Lightroom. I'm looking to produce a script / action to reduce their size and then save them as JPG in the same original directory. The problem I have is that to change the format, I have to use the "save as" script / action function which also saves the location of the file for the first manipulation. All my JPG files would then tend to arrive at the same place, which I wouldn't want.

This problem seems so common... Would there be a solution?

Thibaud Rebour
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Is this a manual operation that you want to have as a hotkey per open document, or do you want some kind of thing that searches your hard drive for all .psb files? There is the "File->Scripts->Image Processor" which basically does what you want if you select "Open images" and "Save in same location", but it will put your jpegs into a folder called "JPEG" in the same directory as the psb file. You can add a custom hotkey to activate that script, too.
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Is this a manual operation that you want to have as a hotkey per open document => YES

"File->Scripts->Image Processor" Great :-)) 

Indeed :-)  I didn t know this possibility. 

Would be great to have it without having to press "execute" and leave file in same folder but that so much better with this option :-)

Thanks
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Great! If that works, you can run it on "all open documents" so you can open a pile of images from all over your computer and run it once. It'll still save to the different directories, based on the source image location.
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Really Great. Very powerfull :-)