33. LAYER ORDER, GROUPING, AND OPACITY

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WHEN YOU’RE WORKING with documents that have a lot of layers, you to need to manage them well. This lesson provides some tips and techniques for making sure that you don’t lose your head while you’re trying to work on a project.

The first thing to keep in mind is that the order in which you place your layers in the Layers panel means everything. If you look at Figure 33.1, you can see that there is a white circle at the very top of the layer stack. This means that element is going to appear on the very top of your document; no other layer will cover it. The layer with the black circle sits in between the ...

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