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I'm having a problem in Illustrator when trying to "Export for Screens" where non-visible layers appear in those exports.

In the "Export for Screens" preview window (B.), these layers are invisible - as they should be - until I click "export" and they pop up in the folder showing those invisible layers (C.).

I went under File>Print and set "Print layers" to "Visible layers" - to no avail.

I have many artboards in this file and I wish to batch export them - "Export for Screens" is a great way to do this, but not when this happens!

Thank you for your time!

A.) the artboard I wish to export, in Illustrator B.) the artboard I wish to export, in "Export for Screens" preview C.) the artboard I have exported, in the destination folder

  • I overprint preview on? (View menu) – Scott Apr 7 '18 at 9:42
  • @scott just turned it on and exported - same results – user119064 Apr 7 '18 at 9:46
  • You want it off which is why I was checking. – Scott Apr 7 '18 at 9:47
  • @Scott either way, same results – user119064 Apr 7 '18 at 9:48
  • I cannot reproduce this behavior, hidden layers are not exported using the asset export. – Martin May 8 '18 at 13:50
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So far the best solution I found is to just use a 3rd party script (MultiExporter) to export "artboard images"

Link to script: https://gist.github.com/TomByrne/

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