I use the Multiexporter script (blog article explanation, github link) for bulk exports of PNGs or PDFs from many artboards. It usually works fine, but sometimes it refuses to co-operate, with a message like:

Will export 0 of 10 artboards

...even though there are plenty of artboards with content on them. There's no clue as to what the problem is, except a line about "currently visible layers" - but they do all have currently visible layers. Adding prefixes, suffixes and output directories make no difference.

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It turns out Multiexporter ignores artboards that haven't been named. Enter a name for each artboard, and they'll be included (that name will also be used for the filename).

For example here, it's recognising each artboard that doesn't have the default name.

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If you create an artboard by alt-dragging an existing artboard, the copy will appear if the original had a name and won't if it didn't:

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Unfortunately I don't know of any quick way to name hundreds of artboards.

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