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separate selected areas into layers

New Here ,
Mar 03, 2020 Mar 03, 2020

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I selected several sprites and want to move each one to a new layer, as shown in the second image
f1.PNGf2.PNG
how can i do this?

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Mar 03, 2020 Mar 03, 2020

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Select each sprite, and Layer > New > Layer Via Cut [Shift+Control+J].

 

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Mar 03, 2020 Mar 03, 2020

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that will put all sprites in one new layer. i want it to do this, put each selected area to new layers. look at second image.
so basically, how can i go from that first image to the second one?

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Mar 03, 2020 Mar 03, 2020

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You could make a new document to the same size and dpi and move each one over to it one by one. Each would then be on its own separate layer.

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Mar 03, 2020 Mar 03, 2020

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well point of this post was to find out if i can avoid that. i have other sprite sheets that have a like 80 sprites and to move them one by one to new layers would be really time consuming.  is there no other way?

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Mar 03, 2020 Mar 03, 2020

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Select each sprite, then Edit>Cut>Paste. Each time you do that, it makes a new layer..

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Mar 03, 2020 Mar 03, 2020

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i don't think you understand
with magic wand i click on empty area

then i inverse that selection so every sprite is selected

and now what i want is to have each sprite in it's own layer
i dont want multiple sprite in one layer
each sprite needs to be in it's own layer
ff1.PNGff2.PNG

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Mar 04, 2020 Mar 04, 2020

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<moved to where it was supposed to appear. This nesting...>

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Mar 04, 2020 Mar 04, 2020

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There is a script for that, I'll post it later...

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thank you

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Mar 04, 2020 Mar 04, 2020

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I'm sure the script is very efficient, but there's really no need. There is an "intersect" option in all selection tools. So if you have them all selected, make a loose lasso around the one you want and...cut/paste. Done, there it is on a new layer.

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you don't get it. i want to do that for every sprite, but at the same time and not one by one.

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It's Amazing! Thank you!

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