Quick Tip, Selective Auto-Select Layer

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Digital Scrapper Quick Tip, Move Tool

Selective Auto-Select Layer by Jenifer Juris

Learn how to use the Ctrl or Cmd key to turn on Auto-Select Layer as needed.

Quick Tips for Selectively Using Auto-Select Layer:

  • When the Move tool is active, hold down the Ctrl key (Mac: Cmd key) to temporarily turn on Auto-Select Layer.
  • On the document, hold down the Ctrl key (Mac: Cmd key) and click on the item you wish to activate. When this is done, the temporary Auto-Select Layer will activate that specific layer in the Layers panel.
  • Release the Ctrl/Cmd key to turn off the temporary Auto-Select Layer option.

This Tip Can Be Useful for:

  • A document with numerous layers.
  • A document with layers that contain numerous duplicated layers.

This tip is for both Photoshop Elements and Adobe Photoshop.





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2 Responses

  1. akrubygal
    | Reply

    GREAT tip, Jenifer. I will definitely us this! Thank you!

  2. Beverly
    | Reply

    Oh this is a really helpful tip Jenifer! Thank you.

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