Photoshop: Ability to group Artboards

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Hi, we are using photoshop a lot in our company, and in our workflow we enjoy the artboards feature a lot, the only limiting factor for us is the fact that artboards cannot currently be grouped. This would be a big help when composing complex storyboards, right now even if we work as cleanly as possible, a huge psd with a big number of artboards turns out to be a mess. Please, could you include an artboard group feature in the future?
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Edit: Wow, 12 Months ago. But i think this is still vaild.


I would love that feature too. As kind of a substitute try out the layer comps tool.
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It amazes me that 2 years later this hasn't been addressed. I work for a large marketing firm as part of the graphic design team. There are 60 of us and we make a lot of web assets for websites, social media, and digital advertising. Grouping artboards would be a great way of keeping the layers panel nice and tidy, and easy to navigate.

Most of the time, web sites will have a similar asset layout throughout all of the inner pages, so you'll have 5-10 copies of the same 4-5 artboards for all of the inner pages. This can quickly become several hundred layers once you create effects, adjustments, shapes, and overlays. Add to that smart filters and layer styles, and it's not hard to see how the layers panel can become super bloated.

Please incorporate some time of artboard grouping in the future. Please.

*While I do use layer comps, as outlined above (it's a great feature), it doesn't do much to fix the layers panel bloating. If I have a set of 5 artboards with several groups and layers, with filters and styles, and then I duplicate those 5 artboards for several more pages, it would be nice to be able to group those artboards so that they can be collapsed to save space.
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