Inside Photoshop


Use these keyboard shortcuts to select and move layers easily (CS5/CS6/CC/CC 2014)

Inside Photoshop

by Amy Palermo

One of the features you’ll likely use often in Photoshop is layers. So learning how to navigate through the Layers panel quickly and easily is a skill you shouldn’t overlook. We’ll show you how to both cycle through the Layers panel and also move layers within the Layers panel so you can stay on top of your game.

To cycle through the layers in the Layers panel, first select any layer. Then press in Windows) to select the layer below it. Repeat this key command to cycle through the different layers in the Layers panel.

To move layers within the Layers panel, first select any layer. Then press in Windows) to move the layer down in the layer stacking order. Repeat this key command to continue moving a layer up or down through the layer stacking order.

 

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