Locking and snapping


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Locking and snapping

When you are working with Ruler Guides, there are two additional commands that you are going to want to learn and memorize. So let's begin by getting a Ruler turned on, Command or Ctrl+R, and we'll just drag some random guides here. It doesn't really matter where they are at this point. The default behavior when you are moving elements, they snap to that particular guide. Now before recording I have actually turned that off. So the Snap To command, you can see here it's Command+Shift+Semi-Colon or Ctrl+Shift+Semi-Colon. So I'm going to turn that back on and that's the default behavior. You see that in your version of Photoshop most likely.

So now as I move this layer around, you will see when it gets close enough within a certain number of pixels, this text layer is snapping to that guide. Most of the time that's what you want, every once in a while the guides are just visual and you are trying to move something near a guide but not exactly to the guide, a...

Locking and snapping
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Locking and snapping 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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