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Keys for using the Layer Comps palette in Photoshop

Keys for using the Layers palette
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    * Not in ImageReady

    ImageReady only

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    Windows

    Mac OS

    Load layer transparency as a selection

    Control-click layer thumbnail

    Command-click layer thumbnail

    Merge visible layers

    Control + Shift + E

    Command + Shift + E

    Create new empty layer with dialog

    Alt-click New Layer button

    Option-click New Layer button

    Create new layer below target layer

    Control-click New Layer button

    Command-click New Layer button

    Activate bottom/top layer

    Shift + Alt + [ or ]

    Shift + Option + [ or ]

    Select next layer down/up

    Alt + [ or ]

    Option + [ or ]

    Move target layer down/up

    Control + [ or ]

    Command + [ or ]

    Merge a copy of all visible layers into target layer

    Control + Shift + Alt + E

    Command + Shift + Option + E

    Merge down

    Control + E

    Command + E

    Bring target layer to back/front (or back/front) of set

    Control + Shift + [ or ]

    Command + Shift + [ or ]

    Pass through blending mode for layer set

    Shift + Alt + P

    Shift + Option + P

    Copy current layer to layer below

    Alt + Merge Down command from the palette pop-up menu

    Option + Merge Down command from the palette pop-up menu

    Copy all visible layers to active layer

    Alt + Merge Visible command from the palette pop-up menu

    Option + Merge Visible command from the palette pop-up menu

    Copy visible linked layers to active layer

    Alt + Merge Linked command from the palette pop-up menu

    Option + Merge Linked command from the palette pop-up menu

    Show/hide this layer/layer set only or all layers/layer sets

    Right-click the eye icon

    Control-click the eye icon

    Show/hide all other currently visible layers

    Alt-click the eye icon

    Option-click the eye icon

    Toggle lock transparency for target layer, or last applied lock

    / (forward slash)

    / (forward slash)

    Edit layer effect/style, options

    Double-click layer effect/style

    Double-click layer effect/style

    Hide layer effect/style

    Alt-double-click layer effect/style

    Option-double-click layer effect/style

    Reveal/hide all layers and effects

    Alt-click layer set expansion triangle

    Option-click layer set expansion triangle

    Edit layer style

    Double-click layer thumbnail

    Double-click layer thumbnail

    Disable/enable vector mask

    Alt-click vector mask thumbnail

    Option-click vector mask thumbnail

    Toggle vector mask on/off

    Shift-click vector mask thumbnail

    Shift-click vector mask thumbnail

    Open Layer Mask Display Options dialog

    Double-click layer mask thumbnail

    Double-click layer mask thumbnail

    Toggle layer mask on/off

    Shift-click layer mask thumbnail

    Shift-click layer mask thumbnail

    Toggle between layer mask/composite image

    Alt-click layer mask thumbnail

    Option-click layer mask thumbnail

    Toggle rubylith mode for layer mask on/off*

    \ (backslash), or Shift + Alt-click

    \ (backslash), or Shift + Option-click

    Select all type; temporarily select type tool

    Double-click type layer thumbnail

    Double-click type layer thumbnail

    Create a clipping mask

    Alt-click the line dividing two layers

    Option-click the line dividing two layers

    Rename layer

    Double-click the layer name

    Double-click the layer name

    Create new layer set below current layer/layer set

    Control-click New Layer Set button

    Command-click New Layer Set button

    Create new layer set with dialog

    Alt-click New Layer Set button

    Option-click New Layer Set button

    Create layer mask that hides all/selection

    Alt-click Add Layer Mask button

    Option-click Add Layer Mask button

    Create vector mask that reveals all/selection

    Control-click Add Layer Mask button

    Command-click Add Layer Mask button

    Create vector mask that hides all/selection

    Control + Alt-click Add Layer Mask button

    Command + Option-click Add Layer Mask button

    Display layer set properties

    Right-click on layer set

    Control-click the layer set

    Display layer options

    Alt + double-click layer thumbnail

    Option + double-click layer thumbnail

    Select/deselect multiple contiguous layers

    Shift-click

    Shift-click

    Select/deselect multiple discontiguous layers

    Control-click

    Command-click

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