[thelist] image ready 2/3

Michael Stevens mike at tokenzone.com
Wed Jun 20 17:04:23 CDT 2001


I had the same problem and eventually I got the designers to use the slice
template I set up.  It doesn't kill them to have slice information in the
file while they're designing.  When they've got something to give me they
put the updated template on the server then I take it into Image Ready
(where I already have slice selections saved and whithin about 90 seconds
and a few clicks I have all the updated images.  It's sweet...I get bored
easily also.  I can't think of a bigger drag than slicing up a whole page
over and over again and having to retype the image names in the slices and
optimize again.

See if you can get them to use your templates...but you know how those
designers can get.  ;)

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> Why in God's earth would you have need for 70 layers?

*i* dont. I need maybe 4 or 5. But the designers do. In a scenario where
production is happening in parallel to design, I need to be able to work
with the latest comp. Ideally I would simply import my slices from the
last version, check it over and hit save optimised to complete the
update. (I'll try the suggestion to link the layers and drag them over..
that sounds promising). What I don't want to do is insert a load of
steps into this process - ocating and selectively merging layers doesn't
take too long the first time, the 2nd time it's getting tedious, the 3rd
time its become a real pain and impediment to productivity. (or
something like that.. I get bored easily :)


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