Photoshop: Can anyone please tell me why there isn't an option to 'export as the previous image’ or 'last image' under file/export/export as?

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Why isn't there an 'export as the previous image’ or 'last image' under file/export/export as in PS ? 
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How would you imagine a command like that would benefit your workflow?
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Well, it just makes sense to me. For example for instagram I use the exact same settings every single time regardless of the image ... one simple mouse click would apply those settings  ... without having to manually change 4 different default export settings ... so therefore why not ? 
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Ah, ok, it's not the last IMAGE you want to export, but the previous settings. Yeah, John's suggestion is perfect then.
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Have you looked at File > Export With Previous and File > Export With Preset?
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Ah ... I see what your talking about ... thats for LR ... but I'm actually referring to PS 'export as' option ... my apologies if that wasn't clear to begin with 
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You're going to have to explain more about what you're trying to accomplish exactly.
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And which program you're trying to use, as well.
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Ok ... its more of an idea than a question I'm beginning to realise because it doesn't exist ... I'm exporting from Photoshop from file > export > export as ... in the 'export as' window I have to manually changed 4 default settings to suite my needs for each and every image that I have opened in photoshop. I would like to see an option added to the file > export > export as path ... it is there <-- I would like to be able to have the option to 'export as previous image' or 'last image' so I don't have to change those four default fields every single time I want to export an image for instagram. The changes I have to make are to the File format field from PNG to jpg , image size to Width 1080, change the Resample field from Bicubic Auto to Preserve Details, and finally in the Metadata field switch the default from NONE to Copyright and Contact info ... now thats 4 simple yet irritating and time consuming alterations I don't wish to have to do to every image just for instagram, when one click of the mouse with the option 'Export as previous image' could do it all ... why doesn't Adobe just add that one simple option to the export menu ? I don't get it ... they have advised me that I could create an 'action' to achieve this (huh what a joke !) ... a rather poor alternative when the one I'm suggesting is simple to implement and cuts out all the dated, time consuming workarounds ... 
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Ok, I'm going to remove Lightroom from the tags so it shows up in the right forum for the PS guys to consider.
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Yes, Export As isn't supported by Actions and it's not looking like they're going to change that anytime soon... 

My suggestion to solve your issue is to use Image Processor Pro.