Unlocking background layers in Photoshop


show more Unlocking background layers in Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Creative Quick Tips show less
please wait ...

Unlocking background layers in Photoshop

Hi there, welcome back to creative quick tips, my name is Justin Seely and today I'm talking about a really interesting little change to the Photoshop user interface. This is going to be in Photoshop CC and so one of the things that always bothered me about Photoshop CC is that anytime that I wanted to work on the background layer directly, I had to unlock it. And in order to unlock it I had to like, double click. And then I had to rename the layer whatever I wanted to rename it, and then I had to hit okay, and then the layer would be unlocked and I could start doing stuff to it.

Well, in Photoshop CC, we no longer have to go through all of those different steps. So in order to unlock the background layer, let me just go back here and let's close this And I'll just create a brand-new file. Command or Control in to create a new file, and here's my background layer, I'll move my Layers panel out so you can see it. Watch now how easy it is in Photoshop CC to unlock the background layer....

Unlocking background layers in Photoshop
Video duration: 1m 8s 7h 1m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 09, 2015

Viewers:

Unlocking background layers in Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Creative Quick Tips

Subjects:
Design Web
Software:
Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
Author:
please wait ...