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I want to set certain layers to be hidden when exporting a slice.

More specifically, I have a banner slice with a headline within it. On the actual HTML page, that headline is actual text displayed over the image.

When I export the image within Photoshop, it is a hassle to hide that PS text layer before exporting. Is there any way to set it to remember to hide?

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One easy way is to set up two layer comps. One for export and one for presentation/designing. Then you can just toggle between them.

Another little trick is is to put everything that needs to be sliced/exported in a smart object. Open the smart object and do the slices within it. This way you can have multiple slice sets in one document and they won't interfere with one another.

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If you're working with an editable multi-layered .PSD document it is advisable that any imagery you would like to not have displayed for the final export is hidden within your 'layers' palette.

Hide each element 1 by 1, then export the slices. Should keep everything you want on 1 page.

Hope that helps!

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For me is quite a simple thing to click on the eye icon to hide it lol. IF I know I'm not gonna use it, I just hide it from the begining, and I use the rulers to measure the space. Anyways, this is maybe what you gotta look for, scripting in photoshop: LINK

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