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Photoshop Elements 2 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Christopher Dahl, Craig Hoeschen

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Chapter 5. Working with Layers

Photoshop Elements allows you to work on individual layers within your photos and to create, reorder, and rename these layers to your liking. As you get more comfortable with how layers work, you’ll likely start to do more advanced tasks such as merging and grouping layers, and using adjustment layers to experiment with color adjustments without permanently changing the pixels in your images.

In this chapter, you explore how layers are created and how you work with them to get the results you want. The chapter concludes with a comprehensive look at the Undo History palette, which lets you undo any changes and return to saved states in the history of your image.

Understanding Layers

When you first import or scan an image ...

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