14 Answered Questions for the topic layers

Photoshop layers into SVG paths?

I have a set of Photoshop files which consist of a base image with a series of layers with colored overlays. The overlays are labeled using the layer names.My task is to get these overlays as `SVG`... more


GIMP: Trying to move selected text layer but moves background layer?

I have a background overlay on which I have three text layers on top. Now I want to move these text layers around on the overlay, but I can't get it to work.As soon as I click inside the text layer... more

How do I change a single layer to grayscale in Photoshop CS4?

I know you can have the whole image turn grayscale: *Image* → *Mode* → *Grayscale*What if I only want to make specific layers grayscale? There's gotta be an easier way than pulling out the layers... more


How to group objects from Illustrator Layer menu?

How do you select and group multiple layers swiftly in Illustrator? Obviously you can tick them one by one and group after that but I am looking way for grouping layers selected between two shift +... more


How to go to layer of currently selected object in Illustrator?

Say there are hundreds of unnamed layers in an Illustrator artboard. How do you just click one of those objects and reveal what layer it is on? And change to that layer?

How to get Layer size (Width and Height)?

I have a number of layers in a Photoshop document.I want to find out what a specific layer's width and height is. How do I do that?

How to change the font style of all text layers in a single PSD file?

My client has a change of heart and wanted to go from Roboto to Helvetica Neue. Is there a way to change the font style of all text layers automatically instead of the painful way one layer at a... more


In layers panel, how do I show only layers belonging to the current artboard?

In Illustrator, I have 12 artboards and dozens of layers, and they are all mixing up.In layers panel, how do I show only layers belonging to the current artboard?Do I need to assign layers to... more


Can't open TIFF in camera raw/Nik Color EFX?

I'm editing a picture of the beach I shot and it has a few adjustment layers. I wanted to save it and then open it in Color EFX to make other adjustments (detail enhancer etc.) and in Camera RAW to... more

Photoshop CS5, how to create a layer mask from a layer?

I have a layer in Photoshop that I'd like to use as a layer mask, is this at all possible?It's a black & white layer with some gradients that I would like to apply to another layer that's a... more

Batch export Photoshop layers to individual PNG files?

I am a web dev and competent in Fireworks, but not so much in Photoshop.I have just received a layered PSD file to turn into a web page. Can anyone tell me the easiest way to export all layers to... more

Is it possible to add manual control before auto-aligning layers in Photoshop?

I have some shots of a construction site taken 1 month apart and I want to animate the construction progress. Problem is, because of moving fences and other hard lines, some of my images aren't... more

How to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another?

Is there a way to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another? I was working on a project earlier on that required this but I didn't know how this could have been done. (Procedure not as... more

How can I crop a single layer in Photoshop?

Is it possible to crop a single layer, I can almost get the desired outcome using the eraser on a layer but surely it can be done with cropping?

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