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Oct
9

Photoshop Tip: Locking pixels

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
October 9, 2012

Lock transparent areas in the image to edit layers more easily

Lock transparent pixels

Tick the first box of the Lock options in the Layers palette to be able to edit a layer without affecting any other pixels in the image.

This makes editing the contents of a layer and making selections much easier.

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  • Julia

    Locking multiple layers is now possible, and self explanatory. Photoshop CS6 now comes with four different interface brightness options.