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Adobe Photoshop CS4 Studio Techniques by Dan Ablan, Ben Willmore

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Potential Problems

Working with adjustment layers is usually a trouble-free experience, but a few areas can cause unexpected problems:

  • If you drag an image along with its adjustment layers to another document, the adjustment layers will affect the entire destination document. To prevent this problem, use the techniques mentioned earlier in this chapter (such as clipping masks) to limit which layers are affected by the adjustment layers before you drag them to the destination document.

  • Be careful when changing the color mode of an image; for example, when changing RGB to CMYK. Certain adjustment layers won’t make the transition, and others will produce different results. For that reason, it’s best to flatten the image before changing the color ...

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