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    Please post a screen shot of the layout. The template CAN’T skip slots. So if there are 44 images, then you need to have slot 1-44 in the PSD.  You can’t skip slots in the PSD number.

    You can then use the CSV to force order. Note that the CSV order doesn’t force to an exact slot. It merely sorts the sheet.  So for example, if you put in 1,2,3 and 4 in the CSV then those will go to slots 1,2,3,4.  However, if you put in 5,6,7,8 for 4 images in the CSV but leave the rest blank than those still go in slots 1,2,3,4, not 5,6,7,8.  Any of the blanks get filled in with “10,000”.  This allow you to force images to the end by using numbers greater then 10,000. So if you want to force image to the end you can use 10,001, 10,002, 10,003, 10,004 in the CSV.  However, you DON’T put those numbers in the PSD. You leave the PSD as is with slots 1-44.

    Remember, the CSV numbers are simply a sorting function, and DO NOT correlate to exact slots. However, if you always use 1,2,3,4,5, ect then they will correlate to the exact slots just by a function of the sorting.

    It was strategically designed this way so you don’t need to continually renumber the PSD template layers.  The template for 44 always has slots 1-44 in the PSD, NO EXCEPTIONS, the one for 45 always has slots 1-45, ect.    So if you have 4 teachers you want in slots 1-4, put 1-4 in the CSV. If you have 5 then use 1-5 in the PSD.  If you want to place them at the end then use 10001, 10002, 10003 in the CSV (not the PSD).  Then if there are 44 total images, and you have 4 in the CSV the end with 10,00a-10,004 they actually get put in slots 41-44 in the PSD. If the re is 10,01-10,005 in the CSV then those would go into PSD slots 39-44.

    While this may be a little unituitive at first, it eliminates the need to ever need to change the layer names in the template.

    And again… YOU CAN’T skip numbers in the PSD.

    I show this in detail in one of the videos but can’t remember which one.

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