Chapter 8: Using Layers
In This Chapter
Working with layers
Using layers for a selection
Changing the stacking order of a layer
Moving and cloning objects to another layer
Hiding and locking layers
This chapter shows you just how simple it is to use layers and how helpful layers can be when you’re producing complex artwork. Layers are similar to clear pages stacked on top of your artwork: You can place content (text, shapes, and other objects) on a layer, lift up a layer, remove a layer, hide and show layers, or lock a layer so that you can’t edit its content. The incredible Layer feature can help you:
Organize the painting (stacking) order of objects.
Activate objects that would otherwise be difficult to select by using either the Selection or Direct Selection tool.
Lock items that ...