Create new layers Photoshop CS6


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Creating new layers

Here, I want to take a look at three different ways that we can create a new layer. Also, I want to explore how we can name a layer, delete a layer, and then work with different types of layers and reorder layers in our panel. Well, the first thing that I want to look at is a really simple technique that we can use to create a new layer. If you go to Layers panel, you'll notice at the base there is an icon right next to the trash can. If you click on that, it gives you the ability to create a new layer. You can rename this layer by double-clicking into the layer name.

I will just go ahead and type out the name, new, there and then press Enter or Return. If you want to delete a layer, you can either click and drag it to the trash can here, or you can just press Delete or Backspace. Another way that you can create a layer is by going to the Layer pulldown menu and then choosing New and then selecting layer. You'll also notice there's a shortcut here. The shortcut on a Mac is Shift...

Creating new layers
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Creating new layers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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