Move, Delete, Copy, and Rasterize Shape Layers


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Moving, deleting, copying, and rasterizing shape layers

Here we're going to discuss drawing, moving, deleting, copying and rasterizing shape layers. So I'm going to start out with my ellipse shape. I have red as my foreground color and I'm just going to draw myself a circle. Now if I want this to be a perfect circle, then I need to hold down the Shift key to constrain it. The same is true for working with rectangles, if you want perfect squares. And if I want to draw the circle outwards from the center point, which generally I personally do, then I want to hold down Option or the Alt key.

The only problem with holding down the Option or the Alt key is that as soon as you do, you'll see your cursor switches to your Eyedropper tool, because that's the shortcut for accessing the eyedropper tool. So what you need to do is start drawing, and then throw in the Option or Alt key, and I'm also holding down the Shift key. So there I have my shape layer. Now, you'll notice that I didn't first create the layer; the layer is ...

Moving, deleting, copying, and rasterizing shape layers
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Moving, deleting, copying, and rasterizing shape layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Shape Layers

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Design
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