Export Groups to Files?

Is there a way to export multiple GROUPS into individual files, such as jpg?  If I run the File > Scripts > Export LAYERS To Files, each LAYER becomes a jpeg, but i'd like each GROUP to be flattened and exported as a jpg. Is there a script or funtion that performs this task?

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

Great scripts.

I have no idea how Photoshop scripts work, but i would be very happe if someone could tweak the script so it only selects the root groups and esports if for jpgs.

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

Or if someone can have one that saves it as PSD... trimmed... can someone hook me up with that script? I'll send you some Paypal beer donation. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

This should now save as a PSD ...

#target photoshop
function main(){
if(!documents.length) return;
var doc = activeDocument;
var oldPath = activeDocument.path;
for(var a=0;a<doc.layerSets.length;a++){
activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers.getByName(doc.layerSets.name);
dupLayers();
activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();
activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true...
.name +".psd");
SavePSD(saveFile);
app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
    }
}
main()...
















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Re: Export Groups to Files?

Hey thanks for the quick reply. However I am getting an error message and I am not getting prompted with the dialogue box to choose which ones I want to extract ...

here is the error message

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Screen shot 2011-05-19 at 6.00.55 PM.jpg

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

This script isn't written for selected layersets, it does them all.

If you want to save selected layers/layersets this script might do the job as it support layers and layerset and persistant Top/Background layers.


#target photoshop
function main(){
var LSets = activeDocument.layerSets.length;
var ArtLayers = activeDocument.artLayers.length;
var NoOfLayers = activeDocument.layers.length;
var Back = hasBackground();
var hasTop = false;
var selLayers =getSelectedLayersIdx();
var selGroups=[];
if(LSets>0){
    for(var s in selLayers){
   if(isLayerSet(selLayers)) selGroups.push(selLayers);
        }
    }
if(activeDocument.layers[0].typename == 'ArtLayer') hasTop = true;
var win = new Window('dialog','Layer Saver');
g = win.graphics;
var myBrush = g.newBrush(g.BrushType.SOLID_COLOR, [0.99, 0.99, 0.99, 1]);
g.backgroundColor = myBrush;

win.p1= win.add("panel", undefined, undefined, {borderStyle:"black"});
win.p1.preferredSize=[500,20];
win.g1 = win.p1.add('group');
win.g1.orientation = "row";
win.title = win.g1.add('statictext',undefined,'Layer Saver');
win.title.alignment="fill";
var g = win.title.graphics;
g.font = ScriptUI.newFont("Georgia","BOLDITALIC",22);
win.g5 =win.p1.add('group');
win.g5.orientation = "column";
win.g5.alignChildren='left';
win.g5.spacing=0;
if(LSets == 0){
win.g5.rb1 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save selected layers');
win.g5.rb2 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save selected layers along with the top layer');
win.g5.rb3 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save selected layers along with background layer');
win.g5.rb4 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save all layers');
win.g5.rb5 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save all layers along with the top layer');
win.g5.rb6 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save all layers along with background layer');
win.g5.rb3.enabled=Back;
win.g5.rb6.enabled=Back;
win.g5.rb4.value=true;
}else{
win.g5.rb1 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save selected layerSets');
win.g5.rb2 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save selected layerSets along with the top layer');
win.g5.rb3 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save selected layerSets along with background layer');
win.g5.rb4 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save all layerSets');
win.g5.rb5 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save all layerSets along with the top layer');
win.g5.rb6 = win.g5.add('radiobutton',undefined,'Save all layerSets along with background layer');
win.g5.rb3.enabled=Back;
win.g5.rb6.enabled=Back;
win.g5.rb2.enabled=hasTop;
win.g5.rb5.enabled=hasTop;
if(selGroups.length <1){
    win.g5.rb1.enabled=false;
    win.g5.rb2.enabled=false;
    win.g5.rb3.enabled=false;
    }
win.g5.rb4.value=true;
    }
win.p2 = win.add("panel", undefined, undefined, {borderStyle:"black"});
win.p2.preferredSize=[500,20];
win.p2.st1 = win.p2.add('statictext',undefined,'Output details');
win.p2.st1.graphics.font = ScriptUI.newFont("Tahoma", "Bold", 18);
win.g10 =win.p2.add('group');
win.g10.orientation = "row";
win.g10.alignment='left';
win.g10.et1 = win.g10.add('edittext');
win.g10.et1.preferredSize=[350,20];
win.g10.bu1 = win.g10.add('button',undefined,'Select Folder');
win.g10.bu1.onClick=function(){
var Folder1 = Folder(app.activeDocument.path);
outputFolder = Folder.selectDialog("Please select the output folder",Folder1);
if(outputFolder !=null){
  win.g10.et1.text =  decodeURI(outputFolder.fsName);
  }
}
win.g12 =win.p2.add('group');
win.g12.orientation = "row";
win.g12.alignment='left';
win.g12.cb1 = win.g12.add('checkbox',undefined,'Merge Visible Layers?');
win.g12.cb2 = win.g12.add('checkbox',undefined,'Trim Layer');

win.g15 =win.p2.add('group');
win.g15.orientation = "row";
win.g15.alignment='left';
var Options= ["Layer/Group Name","FileName + Sequence No.","FileName + Layer/Group Name ","User Defined with Sequence No."];
win.g15.st1 = win.g15.add('statictext',undefined,'Save Options..');
win.g15.dd1 = win.g15.add('dropdownlist',undefined,Options);
win.g15.dd1.selection=0;
win.g15.et1 = win.g15.add('edittext');
win.g15.et1.preferredSize=[150,20];
win.g15.et1.hide();
win.g15.dd1.onChange=function(){
  if(this.selection.index==3){
      win.g15.et1.show();
      }else{
          win.g15.et1.hide();
          }
    }
win.g18 =win.p2.add('group');
win.g18.orientation = "row";
win.g18.st1 = win.g18.add('statictext',undefined,'Save as :');
var Types = ["PNG","PSD","PDF","TIF","JPG"];
win.g18.dd1 = win.g18.add('dropdownlist',undefined,Types);
win.g18.dd1.selection = 0;
win.g18.alignment='left';
win.g20 =win.p2.add('group');
win.g20.orientation = "row";
win.g20.bu1 = win.g20.add('button',undefined,'Process');
win.g20.bu1.preferredSize=[200,35];
win.g20.bu2 = win.g20.add('button',undefined,'Cancel');
win.g20.bu2.preferredSize=[200,35];
win.g20.bu1.onClick=function(){
    if(win.g10.et1.text == ''){
        alert("No Output Folder has been Selected!");
        return;
        }
    if(win.g15.dd1.selection.index==3){
        if(win.g15.et1.text ==''){
            alert("No FileName Has Been Entered!");
            return;
            }
        }
    win.close(1);
Process();
}
win.center();
win.show();
function Process(){
if(LSets == 0){
//Process layers only
if(win.g5.rb1.value){//Save selected layers
for(var b in selLayers){
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(b,lName));
    dupLayers();
    if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
     if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
    }
    }//End Save selected layers
if(win.g5.rb2.value){//Save selected layers along with the top layer
for(var b in selLayers){
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    activeDocument.activeLayer= activeDocument.layers[0];
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers),true);
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(b,lName));
    dupLayers();
    if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
    }
    }//End Save selected layers along with the top layer
if(win.g5.rb3.value){//Save selected layers along with background layer
    for(var b in selLayers){
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[activeDocument.layers.length-1];
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers),true);
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(b,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
    }
    }//End Save selected layers along with background layer
if(win.g5.rb4.value){//Save all layers
selectAllLayers();
selLayers =getSelectedLayersIdx();
for(var b in selLayers){
     selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(b,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
     }
    }//End Save all layers
if(win.g5.rb5.value){//Save all layers along with the top layer
selectAllLayers(1);
selLayers =getSelectedLayersIdx();
for(var b in selLayers){
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[0];
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers),true);
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(b,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
    }
    }//End Save all layers along with the top layer
if(win.g5.rb6.value){//Save all layers along with background layer
selectAllLayers();
selLayers =getSelectedLayersIdx();
    for(var b in selLayers){
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[activeDocument.layers.length-1];
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selLayers),true);
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(b,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
    }
    }//End Save all layers along with background layer
    }else{
//Process LayerSets Only
if(win.g5.rb1.value){//Save selected layerSets
    for(var g in selGroups){
        selectLayerByIndex(Number(selGroups));
        var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
        var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(g,lName));
        dupLayers();
            if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
        }
   }//End Save selected layerSets
if(win.g5.rb2.value){//Save selected layerSets along with the top layer
    for(var g in selGroups){
        selectLayerByIndex(Number(selGroups));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    activeDocument.activeLayer= activeDocument.layers[0];
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selGroups),true);
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(g,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
        }
    }//End Save selected layerSets along with the top layer
if(win.g5.rb3.value){//Save selected layerSets along with background layer
    for(var g in selGroups){
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selGroups));
     var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
    activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[activeDocument.layers.length-1];
    selectLayerByIndex(Number(selGroups),true);
    var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(g,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
    }
    }//End Save selected layerSets along with background layer
if(win.g5.rb4.value){//Save all layerSets
    for(var g =0;g<LSets;g++){
         activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layerSets;
         var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
         var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(g,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
        }
    }//End Save all layerSets
if(win.g5.rb5.value){//Save all layerSets along with the top layer
    activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[0];
    var TopIDX =getSelectedLayersIdx();
     for(var g =0;g<LSets;g++){
         activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layerSets;
         var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
         selectLayerByIndex(Number(TopIDX[0]),true);
         var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(g,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
        }
    }//End Save all layerSets along with the top layer
if(win.g5.rb6.value){//Save all layerSets along with background layer
         for(var g =0;g<LSets;g++){
         activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layerSets;
         var lName = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
         selectLayerByIndex(0,true);
         var saveFile= File(outputFolder+ "/" + getName(g,lName));
    dupLayers();
        if(win.g12.cb1.value){
        try{activeDocument.mergeVisibleLayers();}catch(e){}
        }
    if(win.g12.cb2.value){
         try{activeDocument.trim(TrimType.TRANSPARENT,true,true,true,true);}catch(e){}
         }
    SaveDOC(saveFile);
    app.activeDocument.close(SaveOptions.DONOTSAVECHANGES);
        }
    }//End Save all layerSets along with background layer
        }
}
function getName(seq,lName){
seq = zeroPad((Number(seq)+1), 3);
var dName = decodeURI(activeDocument.name).replace(/\.[^\.]+$/, '');
var Name ='';
switch (Number(win.g15.dd1.selection.index)){
    case 0: Name += lName; break;
    case 1: Name += dName +"-"+seq; break;
    case 2: Name += dName +"-"+ lName; break;
    case 3: Name += win.g15.et1.text + "-"+seq; break;
    default :break;
    }
return Name;
    }
function SaveDOC(saveFile){
    switch(Number(win.g18.dd1.selection.index)){
        case 0 : SavePNG(File(saveFile+".png")); break;
        case 1:  SavePSD(File(saveFile+".psd")); break;
        case 2:  SavePDF(File(saveFile+".pdf")); break;
        case 3:  SaveTIFF(File(saveFile+".tif")); break;
        case 3:  SaveJPG(File(saveFile+".jpg"),8); break;
        default : break;
        }
    }
}
main();
function hasBackground() {
   var ref = new ActionReference();
   ref.putProperty( charIDToTypeID("Prpr"), charIDToTypeID( "Bckg" ));
   ref.putEnumerated(charIDToTypeID( "Lyr " ),charIDToTypeID( "Ordn" ),charIDToTypeID( "Back" ));
   var desc =  executeActionGet(ref);
   var res = desc.getBoolean(charIDToTypeID( "Bckg" ));
   return res   
}
function getSelectedLayersIdx(){
      var selectedLayers = new Array;
      var ref = new ActionReference();
      ref.putEnumerated( charIDToTypeID("Dcmn"), charIDToTypeID("Ordn"), charIDToTypeID("Trgt") );
      var desc = executeActionGet(ref);
      if( desc.hasKey( stringIDToTypeID( 'targetLayers' ) ) ){
         desc = desc.getList( stringIDToTypeID( 'targetLayers' ));
          var c = desc.count
          var selectedLayers = new Array();
          for(var i=0;i<c;i++){
            try{
               activeDocument.backgroundLayer;
               selectedLayers.push(  desc.getReference( i ).getIndex() );
            }catch(e){
               selectedLayers.push(  desc.getReference( i ).getIndex()+1 );
            }
          }
       }else{
         var ref = new ActionReference();
         ref.putProperty( charIDToTypeID("Prpr") , charIDToTypeID( "ItmI" ));
         ref.putEnumerated( charIDToTypeID("Lyr "), charIDToTypeID("Ordn"), charIDToTypeID("Trgt") );
         try{
            activeDocument.backgroundLayer;
            selectedLayers.push( executeActionGet(ref).getInteger(charIDToTypeID( "ItmI" ))-1);
         }catch(e){
            selectedLayers.push( executeActionGet(ref).getInteger(charIDToTypeID( "ItmI" )));
         }
      }
      return selectedLayers;
};
function isLayerSet(idx) {        
   var ref = new ActionReference();
   ref.putIndex(1283027488, idx);
   var desc =  executeActionGet(ref);
   var type = desc.getEnumerationValue(stringIDToTypeID("layerSection"));
   var res = typeIDToStringID(type);
   if(res == 'layerSectionStart') return true;
       return false;  
}
function dupLayers() {
    var desc143 = new ActionDescriptor();
        var ref73 = new ActionReference();
        ref73.putClass( charIDToTypeID('Dcmn') );
    desc143.putReference( charIDToTypeID('null'), ref73 );
    desc143.putString( charIDToTypeID('Nm  '), activeDocument.activeLayer.name );
        var ref74 = new ActionReference();
        ref74.putEnumerated( charIDToTypeID('Lyr '), charIDToTypeID('Ordn'), charIDToTypeID('Trgt') );
    desc143.putReference( charIDToTypeID('Usng'), ref74 );
    executeAction( charIDToTypeID('Mk  '), desc143, DialogModes.NO );
};
function selectLayerByIndex(index,add){
add = (add == undefined)  ? add = false : add;
var ref = new ActionReference();
    ref.putIndex(charIDToTypeID("Lyr "), index);
    var desc = new ActionDescriptor();
    desc.putReference(charIDToTypeID("null"), ref );
       if(add) desc.putEnumerated( stringIDToTypeID( "selectionModifier" ), stringIDToTypeID( "selectionModifierType" ), stringIDToTypeID( "addToSelection" ) );
      desc.putBoolean( charIDToTypeID( "MkVs" ), false );
   try{
    executeAction(charIDToTypeID("slct"), desc, DialogModes.NO );
}catch(e){}
};
function selectAllLayers(layer) {//does not select background layer
if(layer == undefined) layer = 0;
activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[activeDocument.layers.length-1];
if(activeDocument.activeLayer.isBackgroundLayer)
activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[activeDocument.layers.length-2];
var BL = activeDocument.activeLayer.name;
activeDocument.activeLayer = activeDocument.layers[layer];
    var desc5 = new ActionDescriptor();
        var ref3 = new ActionReference();
        ref3.putName( charIDToTypeID('Lyr '), BL);
    desc5.putReference( charIDToTypeID('null'), ref3 );
    desc5.putEnumerated( stringIDToTypeID('selectionModifier'), stringIDToTypeID('selectionModifierType'), stringIDToTypeID('addToSelectionContinuous') );
    desc5.putBoolean( charIDToTypeID('MkVs'), false );
    executeAction( charIDToTypeID('slct'), desc5, DialogModes.NO );
};
function zeroPad(n, s) {
   n = n.toString();
   while (n.length < s)  n = '0' + n;
   return n;
}
function SavePNG(saveFile){
    pngSaveOptions = new PNGSaveOptions();
activeDocument.saveAs(saveFile, pngSaveOptions, true, Extension.LOWERCASE);
}
function SaveTIFF(saveFile){
tiffSaveOptions = new TiffSaveOptions();
tiffSaveOptions.embedColorProfile = true;
tiffSaveOptions.alphaChannels = true;
tiffSaveOptions.layers = true;
tiffSaveOptions.imageCompression = TIFFEncoding.TIFFLZW;
activeDocument.saveAs(saveFile, tiffSaveOptions, true, Extension.LOWERCASE);
}
function SavePSD(saveFile){
psdSaveOptions = new PhotoshopSaveOptions();
psdSaveOptions.embedColorProfile = true;
psdSaveOptions.alphaChannels = true; 
activeDocument.saveAs(saveFile, psdSaveOptions, true, Extension.LOWERCASE);
}
function SavePDF(saveFile){
pdfSaveOptions = new PDFSaveOptions();
activeDocument.saveAs(saveFile, pdfSaveOptions, true, Extension.LOWERCASE);
}
function SaveJPG(saveFile, jpegQuality){
jpgSaveOptions = new JPEGSaveOptions();
jpgSaveOptions.embedColorProfile = true;
jpgSaveOptions.formatOptions = FormatOptions.STANDARDBASELINE;
jpgSaveOptions.matte = MatteType.NONE;
jpgSaveOptions.quality = jpegQuality; //1-12
activeDocument.saveAs(saveFile, jpgSaveOptions, true,Extension.LOWERCASE);
}

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

Thank you! I'll tinker with this. Very nice interface. Kudos! Do you still want that beer money? Send me your Paypal email...

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Everything is free here, enjoy!

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very nice and helpful script!   thanks

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Paul, this script is GREAT, and has nearly everything I need. Very nice indeed. I'm just getting exposed to scripting and hope to dive in myself soo.

That said, I have a few things happening that I would greatly appreciate help with...

In Paul's above script (which I have not modified), the 'save to jpg' function is buggy for me. Once I choose my settings and destination folder and activate the script, the output JPG files are 'blackholing.' They are just not ending up anywhere. PNG works fine.

I wonder if anyone might take a look at this with me?

Beyond getting JPG outp[ut to work, I can see one modification that would really make this script that much more powerful: Being able to include top and/or bottom LAYERSETS, instead of just layers. How involved is that kind of mod?

But really, the script is great and quite powerful. I just need the JPG output to work iin the near term.

Help, anyone?

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

Just to be clear, the script I'm referring to is Paul's from May 19, 2011 5:18 PM.

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

Sorry about saving as jpg not working, I have now fixed that error and the new file can be downloaded from:-

http://www.scriptsrus.talktalk.net/

I will also have a look at adding the extra options as you have described.

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

Its not working on mac cs5

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After 30 mins on Google I found this thread and downloaded the script for Layer Saver

I knew what I wanted to do, but not how to do it.

I have 100s of files each with up to 100 layers that I need to export as separate trimmed psd files

This script does it. It has saved me so much hassle and so a HUGE 'thank you' is due to you

and of course,

Seasons Greetings !

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

sounds great,but

is this script also available for Illustrator?

That would make our day and make you the person of the year!

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is this script also available for Illustrator?

Say what?

Photoshop and Illustrator’s Document Object Models are quite different, so a Script’s functionality is not necessarily (easily) transferable.

Anyway, you might want to check over at

http://forums.adobe.com/community/illustrator/illustrator_scripting

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Re: Export Groups to Files?

I know, but it would be awesome if such a great script also is available for Illustrator.

Will have a look at your link, thanks pfaffenbichler

if somebody has found it please post it here

keep up the good work y'all

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