How I can export/save all sub-layers to multiple SVG files

Community Beginner ,
Feb 22, 2020

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Hi,

I have a AI file with 36 graphichs on ONE layer, I want to separate save into 36 single SVG files.

 

1. choosed released to layers (build) from LAYERS WINDOWS

2. now have 36 sub-layers (as pictures)

sub_layers.png

Now, how I can save these 36 sub-layers into 36 different SVG files ?

 

I tried MultpleExporter Script from gibhub but it CANNOT export sub-layers.

 

Anyone have ideas to help me on this topic ?

 

Thanks

 

Calvin

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 22, 2020
Ton Frederiks Adobe Community Professional , Feb 22, 2020
Select the first sublayer, hold down the Shift key and click the last sublayer. Drag all the sublayers above the toplayer and delete the empty layer.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 22, 2020

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Select the first sublayer, hold down the Shift key and click the last sublayer.

Drag all the sublayers above the toplayer and delete the empty layer.

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Feb 22, 2020

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Thanks very much, works like a charm!!!

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Feb 22, 2020

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Good to hear that helped.

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New Here ,
Jul 02, 2020

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this doesn´t work for me :(((
when i drag the sublayers above the layer, then apper a bloqued symbol 

 

WhatsApp Image 2020-07-02 at 14.49.51.jpeg

can you help me?

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Jan 03, 2021

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Hey, Laura

Have you found a solution to this? I am currently trying to accomplish the same goal as you are.

I noticed that you have the layer titled : nyt_exporter_info. 

I assume you attempted the method found in this youtube video as well : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9MX2moFX4A

MarshallW_0-1609706661626.png

 

Learn how to export all layers in Adobe Illustrator Link for Exporting:http://www.ericson.net/content/2011/06/export-illustrator-layers-andor-artboards-as-pn...

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Feb 22, 2020

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Why do you need layers? Export for screens is not an options? https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/collect-assets-export-for-screens.html

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Thanks very much, will try this option see if faster, thanks

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Is there a method to include relative position using "export for screens"?  I'm using 2018 verison of Illustrator, so I am not sure if this is inlcuded as a function for Illustrator 2021

MarshallW_0-1609706937826.png

 

When exporting, the image dimension is cropped/ minized to only show the asset/icon. I know this is useful and handy in  other situtations and is especially true for UI/UE design. 

But for someone that is lazy like me. Is it possible to export the sub-layer image with a preset dimension or retain location in artboard? 

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