Organizing layers into groups


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Organizing layers into groups

As you get more comfortable with working with lots of layers inside Photoshop, especially if you are a designer and you are ending up with very complex documents, you are going to want to learn how to organize your Layers panel a little bit more and make it more compact. If you take a look over here in the Layers panel I have now, you'll see I've got these four thumbnail layers all named with the name of the flowers they are. And there's this layer here called Logo. That turns out that's a group layer. If I turned down the disclosure triangle, the geeky term, you'll see that there's two layers in that Logo group. You can just collapse and expand that to see the layers inside any given group.

So, how do you create a group in the first place? There's kind of two different ways to do it. I am actually going to show you the textbook method and then show you the way that I prefer because it's just easier. I am going to go ahead and Shift+ Click the layers that I ...

Organizing layers into groups
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Organizing layers into groups provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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