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Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature by Matt Co-host of the top-rated video podcast Photoshop User TV Kloskowski

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How Do I...

?CHANGE A LAYER’S BLEND MODE?
Click on the layer to select it, then click on the blend mode pop-up menu in the top left of the Layers panel and choose your blend mode.
?CYCLE THROUGH ALL OF THE BLEND MODES WITH THE KEYBOARD?
Click on the blend mode pop-up menu in the top left of the Layers panel to select a blend mode. Then press Shift–+ (plus sign) to cycle down the menu and Shift–− (minus sign) to go back up.
?OPEN THE LAYER STYLE DIALOG WITH LAYER BLENDING OPTIONS?
Double-click on the layer in the Layers panel.
?QUICKLY CHANGE TO THE MULTIPLY BLEND MODE?
Press Option-Shift-M (PC: Alt-Shift-M).
?QUICKLY CHANGE TO THE SCREEN BLEND MODE?
Press Option-Shift-S (PC: Alt-Shift-S).
?QUICKLY CHANGE TO THE SOFT LIGHT BLEND MODE?
Press Option-Shift-F ...

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