Channel in Photoshop DOM

A channel in a document.

Instance Properties

name type description
color SolidColor color of text
histogram Array (read only) a histogram of values for the channel
kind ChannelType type of the channel
name String the channel's name
opacity Number opacity of alpha channels (called solidity for spot channels)
parent Object (read only)
typename String (read only)
visible Boolean

Instance Methods

name returns description
merge() (none) merge a spot channel into the component channels
remove() (none)


Can be either a component channel representing a color of the document color model or an alpha channel.

Methods that return a Channel

name of object description
add() Channels

Arguments that are a Channel

name in method of object description
from load(from,[combination],[inverting]) Selection
into store(into,[combination]) Selection