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Sat, Jul 7, 2018 7:22 AM

Photoshop: Collapsing all and saving as jpeg?


I will preface this forum post by saying . I absolutely love this painting application and paid for two licences without hesitation. However, I may have overlooked something but, I have no idea how to collapse all layers and save out the image that I'm working on as jpeg. Can you please help me? I'm attending a nerd group of Star Wars role players tomorrow and I want to show what my character looks like. Also it would be a great feature to have a quick export mode where the user, at the the click of an export feature can output what they are currently working on as a jpg, png, tiff whatever, without having to collapse the entire image layers and go through the usual Photoshop method.

Any help will be apprecited.

Thank you.




3.2K Messages


56.7K Points

2 years ago

To 'collapse' all layers, go to the 'Layer' menu and choose 'Flatten Image'. You don't have to do that however. If you choose 'Save as' and select 'JPEG' as file format, then Photoshop will flatten the layers and save a copy as JPEG. The original remains layered.

I'm not sure I understand your second question. Photoshop does already have an 'Export - Quick Export as ...' menu that does exactly what you describe, so what is it that you want differently?

Johan W. Elzenga,

73 Messages


1.2K Points

2 years ago

In addition to Johan's comments see