Renaming a text layer


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Renaming a text layer

When it comes to naming text layers in Photoshop, they are little bit different than other layers. What I mean is Photoshop by default tries to name the layer with the letters or the first few words of that actual text in that layer. So you can see here, it's says Green Lake, Seattle and here it says A chilly morning at the lake... Because that's as much text will fit on that line. Now there is a subtle difference here about how you change or edit a text layer. If you go in and you double- click on T, like say I'm going to just change this description here, this top layer, that highlights all your text and switches you to that Text tool but you also have invoked a dynamic edit change here.

So if I change my description to 'A fall morning at the lake' and then hit the Enter key. You will see that dynamic name of the text layer updates to be the actual text. That's fine. Most of the time you actually want it to be that way but if you wanted this to be more like ...

Renaming a text layer
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Renaming a text layer provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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