The searchable Layers panel


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The searchable Layers panel

Photoshop CS6 features a new ability to filter layers. Now when I say filter, I don't mean apply filters from the Filter menu. I mean determine which layers you see and which you don't here inside the Layers panel, which makes it easier to navigate through extremely complex images. This image is a case in point. Notice that it's one of those standard compositions that contains zillions upon zillions of layers, making it very difficult to navigate what's what. However, let's say what I want to be able to see is just the adjustment layers inside of this image.

Then I'd go up here to the top left corner of the Layers panel, I'd make sure that Kind is selected in this popup menu, and then I'd move to the second icon in, Filter for adjustment layers, and click on it, and now I'm just seeing the adjustment layers inside the image. And notice that the groups have disappeared as well. I want to make that point perfectly clear. I'm going to go ahead and turn o...

The searchable Layers panel
Video duration: 5m 2s 3h 20m Appropriate for all Updated Jan 15, 2013

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The searchable Layers panel provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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