Viewing layers and the mesh


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Viewing layers and the mesh

Now, let's take a look at the view setting starting with the Show Backdrop checkbox down here in the lower-right corner of the dialog box. Now, one of the things about working inside of a separate utility like this is that you may feel like you are seeing the layer completely out of context because after all, by default, you are just seeing the layer and not any of the other layers inside the image. The Show Backdrop checkbox seeks to remedy this situation and it does so in half successful manners, it turns out in my opinion. Go ahead and turn it on, and you will see, if I zoom out here, you will see a dimmed version of the layered composition mixed in with the modified version of the current layer.

That means that you are seeing both the original version of the layer and the modified version of the layer piled on top of each other, which makes for a very, very confusing view of this image in my opinion. Luckily, you can switch things around using these options down here, which include Use, ...

Viewing layers and the mesh
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Viewing layers and the mesh provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
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