Illustrator: lock/unlock current layer via keyboard shortcut?


Question

Is it possible to toggle the locked/unlocked state of the current layer via keyboard shortcut? I'd love to be able to toggle show/hide for layers as well.

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12/9/2014 9:22:00 PM

Accepted Answer

here's a one-liner script that toggles active layer visibility

app.activeDocument.activeLayer.visible ^= 1;

this other one-liner toggles lock/unlock

app.activeDocument.activeLayer.locked ^= 1;

install those 2 scripts into your default scripts folder, then create two actions to run them, assign them shortcut keys and you're all set.

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12/10/2014 7:30:00 AM

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