Modifying multiple layers at once


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Modifying multiple layers at once

Let's take a look at another new layer feature inside of Photoshop CS5. This feature allows us to modify multiple layers at once. Let me show you what I mean. For example, currently, you can see we have a background image and then two text layers. Let's say that what I want to do is lower the Opacity of both of these layers. Well previously, what we would have to do would be to click in the layer and then click and drag down the Opacity slider. That will then lower the Opacity of this particular layer. Or, we could also simply click in a layer, make sure the Move tool is selected and then press the number on our keyboard, like the number 5.

That would take this to 50%. How then could we do this a little bit more quickly, if we want to work on both layers? Previously, we'd have to click on one, make an adjustment, click on another, make the same adjustment. Now what we can do is hold down the Command key on a Mac, Ctrl key on a PC and click on multiple layers. Then from there, we...

Modifying multiple layers at once
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Modifying multiple layers at once provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop and Bridge CS5 for Photographers New Features

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Photography
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Bridge Photoshop
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