How To Hide, Lock, And Delete Layers In Illustrator Cs6


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Hiding, locking, and deleting layers

The Layers panel is very powerful, and it has the ability to do a lot of things that can make working in Illustrator even easier. In this movie, I am going to be exploring some of the ways that you can work with your layers inside of the Layers panel to do things like hide, lock, and even delete layers that you don't need anymore. So the first thing I am going to do is I'm going to do some locking of layers, to ensure that I don't mess up something that I've already completed in my drawing. In this case, the background is pretty much set, and I don't want to do anything to remove that nice gradient I've created in the background, or accidentally move, or delete it.

So I am going to go right here, and you'll notice when I hover over this blank space in the Layers panel, it tells me that it toggles the lock. Basically, when I click this, it locks that layer down, so that I can't select it, and can't modify it in any way. If I come out here with my Selec...

Hiding, locking, and deleting layers
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Hiding, locking, and deleting layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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