Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Updating existing layer comps, part of Design the Web: Layer Comps.
Now once to have layer comps in your composition, it's really easy to update…individual layer comps.…One thing that's been happening is every time we make a change, the Layer Comps panel defaults…back to the top item here called Last Documents Date.…So to modify one of our layer comps, let's come up and activate the home layer comp, and…let's say we want to show the mobile screen in addition to the main home screen.…So with home selected, let's come down under Mobile. Let's activate Layer15, Mobile Screen and Mobile Phone.…We may need to move the screen over into place.…
So once we have all of the layers lined up, let's come over to the home menu.…Notice that's still selected, but the activation is under Last Documents Date.…With home selected, we can come down and click this button here, which is the Update Layer…Comp, or you can right-click and choose Update Layer Comp.…In either case, that layer comp will be updated to match the current state of the Layers panel.…So now when I go between other layer comps such as Sub Menu and Hover and come back to…
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- Simulating a navigation menu rollover
- Combining layer masks and layer comps
- Simulating a video lightbox
- Representing movement
- Exporting layer comps
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2014. What changed?
A: There is one new movie, "Exploring new tools in the Layer Comps panel," which covers changes to the 2014 version of Photoshop CC.