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Photoshop script that saves the whole document for each top level layer inside the selected group.
// Name: Export document for each layer inside selected group.jsx
// Formerly: Export Layers Inside Selected Group.jsx
// Description: Photoshop script that saves the whole document for each top level layer inside the selected group.
// Image example: https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/1164476/49152494-aef8af00-f31b-11e8-80ff-d774e3103eae.png
// https://gist.github.com/joonaspaakko/013a223e94ba0fb9a2a0
#target photoshop
try {
var doc = app.activeDocument;
var n = 0;
var duplicates = {};
}
catch (e) {
alert( 'Open a document first...' );
}
function processLayers( options) {
var group = doc.activeLayer;
var groupLength = group.layers.length;
var visibleArray = [];
// HIDE ALL LAYERS
for ( var i = 0; i < groupLength; i++ ) {
visibleArray.push( group.layers[i].visible );
group.layers[i].visible = false;
}
// START SAVING
options.docName = doc.name.split('.')[0]; // Assumes filename contains only one period before the extion.
for ( var i = 0; i < groupLength; i++ ) {
var layer = group.layers[ i ];
options.layerName = layer.name;
options.layerIndex = i+1;
layer.visible = true;
save.file( options );
layer.visible = false;
}
// RESTORE VISIBILITY
for ( var i = 0; i < groupLength; i++ ) {
group.layers[i].visible = visibleArray[i];
}
doc.activeLayer = group;
alert('Done!'); // There's no error check so who am I to say if the files were saved, but at least the script is done...
}
var save = {
file: function( options ) {
var saveOptions = {};
for ( var i=0; i < options.fileFormats.length; i++ ) {
var fileformat = options.fileFormats[i];
var destinationFolder = options.destination + "/" + fileformat.toUpperCase();
makeFolder( destinationFolder ); // If it doesn't exist already...
var filename = '';
filename += options.prefix;
filename += options.useLayerName ? options.layerName : options.custonName;
filename += options.suffix;
// IF FILENAME CONTAINS A DOLLAR SIGN
if ( filename.match(/\$/) !== null ) {
filename = filename.replace('$',options.layerIndex);
}
// IF FILENAME DOESN'T HAVE THE DOLLAR SIGN AND A
// DUPLICATE FILENAME IS FOUND, ADD A NUMBER ANYWAYS.
else {
if ( typeof duplicates[ fileformat ] == 'undefined' ) {
duplicates[ fileformat ] = {};
}
var duplicateNumber = '';
if ( typeof duplicates[ fileformat ][ filename ] === 'object' ) {
duplicateNumber = ' ' + duplicates[ fileformat ][ filename ].length;
duplicates[ fileformat ][ filename ].push( filename );
}
else {
duplicates[ fileformat ][ filename ] = [ filename ];
}
filename += duplicateNumber;
}
doc.saveAs( File( destinationFolder + "/" + filename ), save[ fileformat ](), true );
}
},
psd: function() {
var psd_saveOpts = new PhotoshopSaveOptions();
psd_saveOpts.layers = true;
psd_saveOpts.embedColorProfile = true;
psd_saveOpts.annotations = true;
psd_saveOpts.alphaChannels = true;
return psd_saveOpts;
},
pdf: function() {
var presetName = '[High Quality Print]';
var pdf_SaveOpts = new PDFSaveOptions();
pdf_SaveOpts.pDFPreset = presetName;
return pdf_SaveOpts;
},
jpeg: function() {
var jpg_SaveOpts = new JPEGSaveOptions();
jpg_SaveOpts.matte = MatteType.WHITE;
jpg_SaveOpts.quality = 10;
jpg_SaveOpts.formatOptions.STANDARDBASELINE;
return jpg_SaveOpts;
},
png: function() {
var png_SaveOpts = new PNGSaveOptions();
png_SaveOpts.compression = 9;
png_SaveOpts.interlaced = false;
return png_SaveOpts;
},
tiff: function() {
var tiff_SaveOpts = new TiffSaveOptions();
tiff_SaveOpts.alphaChannels = true;
tiff_SaveOpts.annotations = true;
tiff_SaveOpts.imageCompression = TIFFEncoding.JPEG;
tiff_SaveOpts.interleaveChannels = true;
tiff_SaveOpts.jpegQuality = 10;
tiff_SaveOpts.layers = true;
tiff_SaveOpts.layerCompression = LayerCompression.ZIP;
tiff_SaveOpts.transparency = true;
return tiff_SaveOpts;
}
};
function makeFolder( path ) {
var newFolder = Folder( path );
if( !newFolder.exists ) newFolder.create();
}
if ( app.documents.length > 0 ) {
if ( app.activeDocument.activeLayer.layers ) {
init();
}
else {
alert( "Error: \nSelect a parent group of the layers you want to export.")
}
}
function init() {
/*
Code for Import https://scriptui.joonas.me — (Triple click to select):
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*/
// DIALOG
// ======
var dialog = new Window("dialog");
dialog.text = "Export document for each layer inside selected group.jsx";
dialog.orientation = "column";
dialog.alignChildren = ["center","top"];
dialog.spacing = 10;
dialog.margins = 16;
// GROUP1
// ======
var group1 = dialog.add("group");
group1.orientation = "column";
group1.alignChildren = ["fill","top"];
group1.spacing = 10;
group1.margins = 0;
// PANEL1
// ======
var panel1 = group1.add("panel");
panel1.orientation = "column";
panel1.alignChildren = ["left","top"];
panel1.spacing = 10;
panel1.margins = 10;
var checkbox1 = panel1.add("checkbox");
checkbox1.text = "Use layer name";
var divider1 = panel1.add("panel");
divider1.alignment = "fill";
// GROUP2
// ======
var group2 = panel1.add("group");
group2.orientation = "row";
group2.alignChildren = ["left","center"];
group2.spacing = 10;
group2.margins = 0;
// GROUP3
// ======
var group3 = group2.add("group");
group3.orientation = "column";
group3.alignChildren = ["left","top"];
group3.spacing = 10;
group3.margins = 0;
var statictext1 = group3.add("statictext");
statictext1.text = "Prefix:";
var edittext1 = group3.add("edittext");
edittext1.minimumSize.width = 90;
// GROUP4
// ======
var group4 = group2.add("group");
group4.orientation = "column";
group4.alignChildren = ["left","top"];
group4.spacing = 10;
group4.margins = 0;
var statictext2 = group4.add("statictext");
statictext2.text = "Custom name:";
var edittext2 = group4.add("edittext");
edittext2.text = "File Name ";
edittext2.minimumSize.width = 160;
// GROUP5
// ======
var group5 = group2.add("group");
group5.orientation = "column";
group5.alignChildren = ["left","top"];
group5.spacing = 10;
group5.margins = 0;
var statictext3 = group5.add("statictext");
statictext3.text = "Suffix:";
var edittext3 = group5.add("edittext");
edittext3.minimumSize.width = 90;
// PANEL1
// ======
var statictext4 = panel1.add("statictext");
statictext4.text = "Dollar symbol ($) is replaced with incremental numbers";
statictext4.alignment = ["center","top"];
// PANEL2
// ======
var panel2 = group1.add("panel");
panel2.orientation = "row";
panel2.alignChildren = ["center","top"];
panel2.spacing = 10;
panel2.margins = 10;
var checkbox2 = panel2.add("checkbox");
checkbox2.text = "JPEG";
checkbox2.value = true;
var checkbox3 = panel2.add("checkbox");
checkbox3.text = "PNG";
var checkbox4 = panel2.add("checkbox");
checkbox4.text = "PSD";
var checkbox5 = panel2.add("checkbox");
checkbox5.text = "PDF";
var checkbox6 = panel2.add("checkbox");
checkbox6.text = "TIFF";
// GROUP6
// ======
var group6 = dialog.add("group");
group6.orientation = "row";
group6.alignChildren = ["left","top"];
group6.spacing = 10;
group6.margins = [0,15,0,10];
var button1 = group6.add("button", undefined, undefined, {name:"cancel"});
button1.text = "Cancel";
button1.justify = "center";
var button2 = group6.add("button", undefined, undefined, {name:"ok"});
button2.text = "Save";
button2.justify = "center";
// DIALOG CUSTOMIZATION
var filename = edittext2;
filename.text = app.activeDocument.name.split()[0]; // Assumes filename contains only one period before the extion.
filename.active = true;
var useLayerName = checkbox1;
useLayerName.onClick = function() {
var check = this.value;
var customName = edittext2;
if ( check ) customName.enabled = !check;
else customName.enabled = !check;
};
var cancelBtn = button1;
cancelBtn.onClick = function() {
dialog.close();
};
var saveBtn = button2;
saveBtn.onClick = function() {
n = ++n;
if ( n === 1 ) {
var formatsArray = [];
var formats = panel2.children;
for (var i = 0; i < formats.length; i++) {
var format = formats[i];
if ( format.value ) {
formatsArray.push( format.text.toLowerCase() );
}
}
var path = '';
try { path = doc.path; } catch(e) {}
var options = {
useLayerName: useLayerName.value,
fileFormats: formatsArray,
prefix: edittext1.text,
custonName: edittext2.text,
suffix: edittext3.text,
destination: Folder.selectDialog( 'Select destination folder...', path )
};
dialog.close();
if ( options.destination ) {
processLayers( options );
}
}
};
dialog.show();
}
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jitendrarawal commented Dec 29, 2015

What if i want to change the file name
like when we run the script it asks for file name and then it atts incrimental numbers after it like if we written abc in file name then it will add abc1, abc 2 like this

What i want is that if we have written abc in filename and run the script it shud add layer name after it. like if layer names are japan,america, then it shud save files as abcjapan, abcamerica.

Can it be done?

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joonaspaakko commented Nov 28, 2018

Updated the script with a few new features:

  • Use layer name
  • Prefix
  • Suffix

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