Organize layers Use layer groups Photoshop CS6


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Organizing layers using layer groups

As we work with more and more layers, one of the things that tends to happen is your Layers panel will get out of control. So there is a variety of different ways we can organize our layers, and I really use a lot of what are called layer Groups in order to put multiple layers together. Not only the groups help organize but they also allow you to do other things. For example, I can select a group and move all of the images in a group at one time or change the opacity. So there is a lot of advantages to groups. So let's go ahead and add a group.

Now at the bottom of the Layers panel, you can either click on the Folder icon to add a group, but then you have to drag each individual layer into the group and sometimes when you do that, it can change the stacking order. So what I prefer to do is simply select the layers that I want to put into a group and then I can either drag those layers on top of the Group icon or I can just use the keyboard shortcut Cmd+ or Ctrl+G on Windows and it put...

Organizing layers using layer groups
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Organizing layers using layer groups provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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