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Adobe® Illustrator® CS2 Official JavaScript Reference by Adobe Systems Incorporated

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Chapter 8. ExtendScript Tools and Features

ExtendScript is Adobe’s extended implementation of JavaScript, and is used by all Adobe Creative Suite 2 applications that provide a scripting interface. In addition to implementing the JavaScript language according to the W3C specification, ExtendScript provides certain additional features and utilities.

  • For help in developing, debugging, and testing scripts, ExtendScript provides:

    • The ExtendScript Toolkit (page 289), an interactive development and testing environment for ExtendScript.

    • A global debugging object, the Dollar ($) Object (page 303).

    • A reporting utility for ExtendScript elements, the ExtendScript Reflection Interface (page 308).

  • In addition, ExtendScript provides these tools and features:

    • A localization ...

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