Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Auto-Select, part of Time-Saving Tips Using Photoshop.
and for beginners it can be frustrating as well. … that in the latest version of Photoshop, … you'll notice up here in the options bar … that auto select is enabled. … Now what auto select does, … is it basically automatically selects … Right? … it automatically selects that layer. … and this is precisely one of the issues … that we run into. … You know, I clicked on the frying pan, … now it actually selected the color fill layer, … if I click on the logo. … So, here's the issue. … traditional behavior of Photoshop. … If I come up here and maybe change … the blend mode to multiply, … now you can see that I made that adjustment. … And that's really where auto select fails, … what I can do is hold down the command or control key … I can click over here and drag, … and I'm still modifying that layer. … Let me turn off snap for a second … so I'm not seeing that. … But I can click and drag, … and I don't have to directly click on the object. … And that's nice because I can really focus … on the design, or how I want it to look, …
- Customizing Photoshop
- Zooming and panning techniques
- Using Photoshop tool shortcuts
- Selecting, moving, showing, and merging layers
- Adjusting brush size
- Transforming selections
- Adding a color adjustment
- Changing type properties
- Working with Smart Objects
Skill Level Intermediate
Time-Saving Tips Using Illustratorwith Chad Chelius1h 45m Intermediate
Lightroom Classic CC: Working Fasterwith Chris Orwig1h 25m Intermediate
Mastering Selections in Photoshop CCwith Tim Grey3h 13m Beginner
1. Performance and Interface Tips
3. Selections and Masking
4. Working with Type
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