Switching between layers


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Switching between layers

In this exercise, I'm going to show you a few tricks for moving between layers inside of your composition. I've saved my progresses Bright on black. psd, found inside the 10_layers folder. Now I'd like to turn on the rest of the layers inside the Layers panel. There's Martini Hour which is a version of the logo that's not quite complete yet. Then we have the text layers right here that are set in that font Rotis Semisans. Now notice that glass 2 and 3 are selected inside the Layers panel for me anyway. I could click on another layer to select it.

But I want to show you some other ways to work. If you press Alt+Right Bracket or Option+Right Bracket on the Mac, you'll move up the stack. And if you get all the way to the top, and you press Alt+Right Bracket or Option+Right Bracket, you'll cycle back to the Background. You can also press Alt+Left Bracket or Option+Left Bracket on the Mac to go to the other direction. Now if you add Shift to the technique, you'll ...

Switching between layers
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Switching between layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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