Enhancements and Fixes

Enhancements and Fixes

Layer Groups

Grouping layers helps organize the different components of your projects, and keeps your Layers panel uncluttered.

Group and ungroup layers

  1. Select multiple layers in the Layers panel.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Choose Layer > Group Layers.
    • Layer > New > Group from Layers
    • Alt-drag (Windows) or Option-drag (Mac OS) layers to the layer group icon in the layers panel.
  3. To Ungroup the layers, select the group and choose Layer > Ungroup Layers.

Tool Performance

The Healing Brush and the Spot Healing brush have been enhanced for better performance.

Content-aware Move tool

While using the Content-aware Move tool, you can now adjust the scale and rotation of the:

  • Object you are moving, or,
  • Area that you are extending.

 

Layer Color Coding

  • Color coding layers and groups helps you locate related layers in the Layers panel. Simply right-click the layer or group and select a color.
Layer Colors
Layer Colors

Layer Group Colors
Layer Group Colors

The Color option for layers is available in the New Layer and the New Group dialogs.

Smart Objects preference

The Preferences dialog (Preferences dialog > General tab) now has a checkbox that disables automatic creation of Smart Objects when you place or drag images from the photo bin.

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