Understanding the layers enhancements


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Understanding the layers enhancements

There are plenty of big new features in Photoshop CS5, but that's not all there is. This time around, Adobe made a concerted effort to offer some smaller features that you, its users, have been asking for. This ranges from new content to new workspace features to smaller tweaks that will make it easier and more efficient for you to work in Photoshop. In this movie, I am going to run through some of the small but very useful enhancements related to layers in Photoshop CS5. There are a couple of new ways to bring one image into another when you're creating a layered composite.

For one thing, you can now drag and drop a file from your operating system into an open document in Photoshop to create a new layer. For example, from here in a Finder window on a Mac, I can select a file and drag it into an open document in Photoshop and it comes in as a placed image, as indicated by this bounding box with the diagonal lines. Because this is a placed image, I have an opportunity to transform...

Understanding the layers enhancements
Video duration: 7m 2s 2h 48m Intermediate

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Understanding the layers enhancements provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS5 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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