Photoshop: Generator never works when I need it to

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Love the Generator feature, but every time I try to use it I spend half my time trying to get it to work. Anyone else have a similar problem?
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Elliott

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Max Johnson, Champion

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Occasionally the asset generator plugin or the generator itself will lose it's mind. Most of the time, my problem is solved by restarting photoshop.

What is really frustrating is when a particular layer or group gets some bad generator setting permanently stored on it and the mask or crop is out of whack. I have to move all the layers into a new document, delete the group, and move them back and recreate the group from scratch to fix it.
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Chad Rolfs, Employee

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We have recently fixed a number of issues with generator which will be coming out soon in our next release, including better export with respect to bounds (masks, etc).
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Max Johnson, Champion

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Thank you for the update! I look forward to it.
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Elliott

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Can't wait! I will probably gain over an hour of productivity every day fiddling with Generator's bugginess!
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Elliott

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Any updates on fixes to Generator? It seems to get worse over time. I literally waste 20% of my days wrestling with Generator and its endless number of bugs...it is so frustrating!!
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Elliott

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For example, here is an export from a layer comp. I can assure you this is not my design.

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Chad Rolfs, Employee

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Max Johnson, Champion

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Thanks for all the hard work updating and fixing! As much as I hate to be critical on the tail of good news, I have a serious issue with the latest version that has pretty much torpedoed the workflow I've been setting up for my office: https://feedback.photoshop.com/photos...
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Elliott

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What's the latest on Generator? I feel like I spend half of every day trying to get Generator to work.

No matter what I try nothing in my assets folder changes.

Please don't make me reconsider Sketch :(