Layer visibility shortcuts


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Layer visibility shortcuts

There are some nice shortcuts here for dealing with layer visibility. You know it's quite common that you will have a document with multiple layers. I have five layers here. You can have up to 100 layers or even more depending on how complex your document is. So being able to isolate a given layer is pretty important and being able to go back and forth. So obviously, if you just click where the eye is in the Layers column that actually turns that layers on and off, just changes the visibility. But if I wanted to see every layer but the Running layer turned off, I want to keep the Running layer on and turn everything else off. So I'm going to hold down the Option key or the Alt key on Windows and click on the eye of the layer that I want to isolate, kind of call this the Isolation mode here.

So now all the other layers have been turned off, just leaving the Running layer turned on. Hit the Toggle, so if I Option-click or Alt-click again, all those other layers come back. Now it&#...

Layer visibility shortcuts
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Layer visibility shortcuts 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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