Copying a layer style


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Copying a layer style

Once you go to the trouble of creating and customizing a layer style on one layer, you can use the same layer style again on other layers. The way to do that is just to copy a layer style between layers. You can do that within an open photo or if you have more than one photo open, you could even copy from one to the other. So for example, here I've a photo with a few mattes behind it. I'll turn these layers on and off so you can see what's on them. The top layer that you can see has a photo that's surrounded by transparency. Behind that is this plain gray matte, which has transparent pixels around it and you can see through those transparent pixels to the plain white matte beneath.

We turn this back on. I also have a type layer here that says ASPEN. I'm going to leave that off for now. I'm going to add an inner shadow to the gray matte layer here. By selecting the gray matte layer and then going down to fx and choosing Inner Shadow. That opens the Layer Style dialog...

Copying a layer style
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Copying a layer style provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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