Changing fill opacity


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Changing fill opacity

So, I'm guessing all of you know what layer opacity is, all right. Just changing the opacity one layer down to the other. But what the heck is this Fill Opacity? It doesn't even say opacity, just says Fill. Well, let's throw an effect on this text here. We wanted to have a glow around it but our end result is we just want to see the glow but not the actual letters. We want the letters to be transparent. So, let's begin by putting an Outer Glow. We'll go down to the bottom of the Layers panel and choose the Outer Glow effect from the fx icon and this gives a glow. We are going to customize this a little bit, increase its size a little bit and we'll make the Technique Precise and maybe spread it just a little bit.

Okay. So our text is looking nice and glowy here. Great. Go ahead and click OK. But now I don't want that text to be visible. I want it to be transparent. So if I get Move tool, which I have right now, press V for move. If I type a number like 5, ...

Changing fill opacity
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Changing fill opacity provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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