Tips for Work with layers Photoshop Elements 10


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Tips for working with layers

Here are some tips to keep in mind when you're working with layers. The first tip concerns the Background layer which you see down here at the bottom of the Layers panel. When you first open a photo in the Full Photo Edit workspace, it usually has one layer which is a special background layer and you can tell that it is a special background layer because it's named Background and it has a Lock icon on it. A background layer acts different than other layers. Because it's locked, you can't move it with the Move tool like you can other layers.

So I have the Move tool selected in the toolbar, and with the Background layer selected in the Layers panel, I will click and drag and nothing happens. You also can't change its stacking order, the Background layer insists on being at the bottom of the layer stack. So if I click on the background layer and try to move it up, I just get this cancel signal, and it acts differently in other ways too. So if you want your background laye...

Tips for working with layers
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Tips for working with layers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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