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Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Jeff Carlson

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8. Working with Layers

Photoshop Elements allows you to work on individual image layers, a feature that lets you make edits that don’t permanently alter your original image. You can create and name new layers, and then reorder, group, and even merge selected layers.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how layers are created, and then explore several methods and techniques to help you take advantage of one of Elements’ most powerful and creative features.

The chapter concludes with a comprehensive look at the Undo History panel. This helpful panel tracks and displays a record of every action you make (from selections, to layer creation, to retouching), and then lets you easily undo any action and return to different states in the history of your image ...

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