Saving layer display presets/groups

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I use Photoshop as a main hub to create composite images to be used in other software like After Effects. Most of the time, I use lots of layers. Some are "meant to go with each other", others are variations or different states of a idea/concept. Therefore, I need to turn on and off layers in order to export the layers I wish to be displayed, and go back to work with the layers needed.

This is when things go awkward and frustrating. There is no fast or easy way to turn on layers the way It used to, or the way I would have "preferred". I can only DISPLAY ALL LAYERS, but not all layers are needed (references, masks, template, etc). Since undos don't apply to layer visibility, why wouldn't there be a way to "save layer display presets"?

This would add TONS of flexibility to my workflow and even simplify exchanges between workmates. God only knows what a mess it is to work in other's document! Any thoughts?
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Remi Lortie

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Chris Cox

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You might want to check out Layer Comps - which can save visibility of layers in sets, in addition to other things.
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You sir, deserve my sincere gratitude for making my day!