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Photoshop Tip: Quickly select layers

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
May 21, 2012

It can be a chore going back and forth to the Layers palette each time to change the one you need to work on – here’s a tip to speed things up

Instead of selecting from the Layers palette, hit V for the Move tool and then Ctrl/right-click over different parts of your composition to reveal a drop-down list of all the layers in that vicinity.

quick layer select



  • MsgtBob

    Great tip! Really handy to know for when colorizing black and white images, and you have multiple different layers all over the place.

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