20. Free Transform


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20. Free Transform

(Music playing) Deke's Photoshop? Deke's Photoshop? Top 40! As powerful as Photoshop is, there is little about the program that is obvious, case in point, how do you rotate a layer? Right-click on it and select Rotate? Choose rotate from the Layer menu? Click on the Rotate tool? The answer is no, no and I'm afraid, no. Fortunately there's the Free Transform command which rotates the active layer and much much more. Now, for whatever reason the most common question I'm getting these days is how do you scale or rotate one layer independently of other layers inside of Photoshop? And the answer has nothing to do with the Layer menu.

Instead you go up to the Edit menu and you choose Feature #20, which is the Free Transform command right there, it also has a keyboard shortcut of Ctrl+T, or Command+T on the Mac. Now you might think you drop down to the Transform command, which brings up a sub menu of options so you could choose Scale, if you wanted to scale the layer or Rotate...

20. Free Transform
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20. Free Transform provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Top 40

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Design Photography
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