Saving layer styles and applying them in other documents


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Saving layer styles and applying them in other documents

Okay, if you've been following along in this chapter, then you've learnt how to create and apply layer effects on one layer, and then how to copy those layer effects from layer to layer by Option+ Dragging or Alt+Dragging that little fx icon from the layer that they're on to a layer that they're not on, right? So, just review, Option+Drag or Alt+Drag that fx icon from Dahlia to Tulips, and now this layer looks exactly like the other one, in terms of its layer effects. Okay, that's all well and good, as long as the set of effects you want to use are already in use in the document that you have open.

Well, what if I want to save these choices of effects and give them a name and then apply them to any other document in the future, regardless if I have this specific document open? Well, what we're describing now are styles, and Photoshop actually has that feature. I'm going to go ahead and undo what I just did there, Command+Z or Ctrl+Z. If I take a look at the Sty...

Saving layer styles and applying them in other documents
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Saving layer styles and applying them in other documents provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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