Grouping selected layers


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Grouping selected layers

Now, let's say that you want to create a group and put layers inside of it at the same time. Well, you start off by selecting the items that you want to put in the group and I am going to start by selecting the Stretch layer right here by clicking on it, and I could also Shift-click on the Background layer but I can't add the Background layer to a group. Notice by the way, the Background layer has a little lock icon next to it and that demonstrates to you that there is not a lot you can do with the Background layer, it is a fixed layer at the back of a stack, you can convert it to an independent layer if you want to.

But so long, as it remains the Background layer, by definition, it is flat and independent of all layers inside the document, and you can't group it either. Anyway, I am going to go ahead and Ctrl-click on that layer in order to deselect it. So I've just got the Stretch layer selected at the moment and then I am going to Shift-click on the Adjustments group. And that&...

Grouping selected layers
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Grouping selected layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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