I have read about scripts that are available but it looks like that information is fairly dated
If you are using OSX this AppleScript will do it
And this thread covers the version history
It would be a PITA for a big project but for a single-page file it might not be too bad. You could export your InDesign file as an interactive PDF and select Create Acrobat Layers. Then, open the file in Acrobat, turn off all the layers but one and save as a .tiff. Continue for all layers, then recombine in Photoshop.
Thank you so much, Rob. I am making my first attempt at that script now.
I'm curious to know if there has been any mention of a better solution to be added within these two programs in the future. It looks like it could be a valuable tool for a lot of people.
Thanks again- crossing my fingers
there has been any mention of a better solution to be added within these two programs in the future. It looks like it could be a valuable tool for a lot of people.
Not that I know of. The problem with exporting layers is that type is handled very differently in ID and PS. The script has the option of exporting the layers as smart objects, which lets you make minor edits to the smart layer type over in Illustrator, but it would be almost impossible to match typography because there are ID typographic features that don't exist in PS