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Photoshop Elements 11 All-in-One For Dummies by Ted Padova, Barbara Obermeier

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Chapter 2: Managing Layers

In This Chapter

check.png Viewing, moving, and shuffling layers

check.png Rearranging and transforming layers

check.png Simplifying and converting layers

check.png Aligning layers

check.png Linking and locking layers

check.png Flattening and combining layers

We hope that you have the time and inclination to check out the first chapter of Book VI. That’s where you find all the basic information on creating layers. In this chapter, you get all the details on how to manage the layers you’ve created. And, unlike some employees, clients, or children, layers are extremely agreeable to being managed — even micromanaged, for that matter. You can scale and rotate them, hide them, rearrange them, link and lock them, and even condense them into one loving, collective layer. Yes, Elements has a slew of ways to line up your layers in the orderly and organized fashion you deserve.

Viewing Layers

Often, hiding all layers in an ...

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