Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with layer comps, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
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Another useful option for designers is the use of Layer Comps.…This makes it very easy to save different combinations…of layers in a layered Photoshop or TIFF file.…In other words, if you have some options of…layer styles off or on, or perhaps, a different position…for an element, or maybe you want to swap out the…paper texture, turning it off or on for different variations.…Layer Comps makes it a snap. I have that…poster file opened up, and you see I've got…a couple of choices, a white background, a black background.…
My signature over white or black.…Some adjustment layers.…Modifying the overall appearance.…Well, if I go over the Layer Comps,…you'll notice that there's four different looks already stored.…And different combinations of layers are turning off and on.…However, we can create our own versions.…So, for example, maybe I want to put the signature in a different position.…I could drag that over here to the left edge.…
And, I might decide that I don't want the layer shadow on.…So turning that off, I'm getting rid of that inner shadow on those layers.…
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- Loading actions
- Creating a custom action
- Assigning keyboard shortcuts to actions
- Creating a droplet for an action
- Performing quick lens corrections
- Automating merging to HDR Pro
- Creating event-based scripts
- Working with layers more efficiently with actions
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Understanding Actions
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3. Using Scripts
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