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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies by Fred Gerantabee, Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 8: Using Layers

In This Chapter

check.png Working with layers

check.png Using layers for a selection

check.png Changing the stacking order of a layer

check.png Moving and cloning objects to another layer

check.png 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:

check.png Organize the painting (stacking) order of objects.

check.png Activate objects that would otherwise be difficult to select by using either the Selection or Direct Selection tool.

Lock items that ...

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