Working in the Layers palette


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Working in the Layers palette

The Layers palette contains important features for managing the layers in your file. In this movie I'll show you some essential Layers palette features. First let's talk about selecting a layer, the number one thing that slips people up when they are editing is that they try to do something to the content of a layer without selecting that layer first. So remember to click on the layer that you want to affect before you try to act on it. So if I want to do something to any of the content of the sign layer, I'll first click on that layer here in the Layers palette. And you want to be sure to click on the blank area of the layer, not on the layer name or on the thumbnail here that represents the content of that layer.

There is one exception to the rule that you manually select layers in the Layers palette and that's when you have the Move tool selected in the Toolbox. If I click on the Move tool and then I click on any content in the image, say this palm tree. Keep your eye...

Working in the Layers palette
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Working in the Layers palette provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 7 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements
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