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Export layers to files stopped working after last update

New Here ,
Mar 12, 2017 Mar 12, 2017

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Export layers to files stopped working after last update. opening a dialogue: The command "Delete" is not currently available.
This script is crucial for my work flow. Any suggestions?

I've tried using the "new" export as.. and quick export, but these currently cannot be recorded in the actions panel.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 12, 2017 Mar 12, 2017

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Adobe last update was ACR 9.9 and on my windows system export layers to files still works in CC 2017. However all older version of Photoshop thougn ACR 9.9 seems to be installed and working. The Creative Cloud Desktop reports the the update failed the the download was bad whicj will also happen when you try yhe retry button. Adobe seems to have some installer problem in the creative desktop application. Happens on both of my machines.

JJMack

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Mar 12, 2017 Mar 12, 2017

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I'm on mac

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Nov 23, 2017 Nov 23, 2017

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I rely on this export layers to files function for making catalogues (I don't want the exported elements to be cropped but to remain in position on the canvas size).

The export failed on two different Macs running CC 2018, and failed on a third Mac running CC 2017.

I finally got the export layers to files to work on a fourth Mac running CC 2015.

I wish Adobe would stop breaking really useful bits of Photoshop.

Regards, Peter

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Community Beginner ,
Oct 03, 2019 Oct 03, 2019

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Not using the feature much, but encountering exactly this issue in 2019. At least for me the script worked when my document was flat (lots of boring frames for a technical test...), but encountered the Delete Unavailable issue as it was stripping down the non-target layers and encountered a layer group.  Not sure if the way Photoshop handles deletion of groups changed since the script was written, but pulling all grouped layers out to the top level, deleting the groups, and re-running the export seems to work.  Awkward, certainly, but probably far faster than other manual aternatives involving selecting/showing layers one at a time for comping or manual saves.

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Explorer ,
Apr 24, 2020 Apr 24, 2020

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I am using 21.1.1 version of Photoshop on Mac 10.15.4 Sierra. It doesn't work at all. I have no groups, but probably smart objects? Who doesn't use smart objects? I am trying to export layers to png and I also tried exporting to .psd.

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New Here ,
Sep 29, 2020 Sep 29, 2020

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Encountering this issue in 2020. 'Export layers to files' is stripping the layers, opening a dialogue: The command "Delete" is not currently available, and won't export jpegs to artboard size, but instead adds blank space around the board. Did anyone have luck with this? 

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 19, 2021 Jul 19, 2021

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I'm having the same issue but don't see any solutions preseneted from Adobe. I am on CC2021. Has anyone found a solution?

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