Working in the Layers panel


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Working in the Layers panel

The layers panel contains important features for managing the layers in a file. In this movie, I'll run through some essential layers panel features. First let's talk about selecting a layer. I think that 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 in the layers panel. The easy way to select a layer is to go to the layers panel, which I've dragged out of the column on the right so that you can see it better, and just click on the layer on which you want to work. So if I want to do something to the Sign layer, I'll just click on a blank area of the Sign layer, and the focus in the layers panel goes to that layer and it's ready to be worked on.

I am not limited to selecting just one layer at a time. I can select more than one layer. Let's say that I want to select both the Sign layer and the Palm tree layer. I already have the Sign layer selected. Now I am g...

Working in the Layers panel
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Working in the Layers panel provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

Subject:
Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements
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