Tricks for opening the Layer Style dialog box


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Tricks for opening the Layer Style dialog box

In this document you can see I have got a text layer with a layer style applied to it. We'll go ahead and zoom up so you can actually see what style is. It's just a simple drop shadow. And normally when you double-click on a layer like an image layer with pixels that opens up the Layer Style dialog box where you get access to all the other styles. Of course the styles that you have applied to the layer are check-marked, but then you can always create and turn on other styles there. Let's go ahead and cancel. The problem here though is if I double- click on the type layer, that actually has a different behavior because it's not on the image layer. That actually selects the text in that layer and switches you to your text one, so I'm going to hit the Escape key to get out of there and press the V key to get back to the Move tool.

So if you want to get to the Layer Style dialog box for a layer other than an image layer, so like a type layer or a Smart Object or an adju...

Tricks for opening the Layer Style dialog box
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Tricks for opening the Layer Style dialog box provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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