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Old 09-14-2008, 11:08 AM
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Quick question :)

Just a quicky.... how do you make an adjustment layer only affect the layer beneth it and not all of the layers underneath it? its probably really simple, who knows?

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Old 09-14-2008, 11:26 AM
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Re: Quick question :)

One of two ways

Distructive: Merge it down into the layer below. But you can't go back and change the settings or any mask you applied

Nondistructive: Make it a clipping layer. hold down the Alt/Option key and click on the line between the adjustment layer and the layer below. This will clip the adjustment to just the layer below (undo it the same way). You will see the adjustment layer become "indented" in your layers palette.
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Old 09-14-2008, 01:55 PM
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Re: Quick question :)

thanks! i knew it must of been simple, ill go with the non destructive way cheers.....
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Old 09-15-2008, 05:43 AM
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Re: Quick question :)

also if you have a loose adjustment layer and you want to "attach" it to the layer below, press "alt" + "cmd" + G. That locks it to the layer beneath the adjustment layer.
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