Create a Clipping Group in Photoshop Elements: Overview When you create a clipping group in Photoshop Elements, you make a grouped set of two or more layers. In a clipping group, the content within the bottom layer acts as a mask for the content in the layers above it. The bottom layer will “clip”
Duplicate a Layer in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can quickly duplicate a layer in Photoshop Elements. Doing this then creates another copy of the layer’s content in the same image or within a different image file. You can also duplicate a layer within an image file that has a different pixel resolution. However, doing
Sort Images in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements: Overview To sort images in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements, use the “Sort By” drop-down. This drop-down appears just above and to the left of the Organizer window. You can choose to sort by date, placing the newest or oldest images at the top. It is
Layer Colors in Photoshop Elements – Overview You use layer colors in Photoshop Elements to assign color tags to layers to better organize them. For example, you could color all adjustment layers using the “Red” color, so you can then easily spot adjustment layers in the Layers panel. This lets you organize layers using
Select Text in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can select text in Photoshop Elements by choosing the type tool you used to create the text. Then click into the text to select to place it into “Edit” mode. Click and drag over the text to select within the text bounding box or within the lines
The Lasso Tool in Photoshop Elements: Overview The Lasso Tool in Photoshop Elements lets you draw free-form selections to make curved selections. It shares the same button in the Toolbox with the Polygonal Lasso Tool and the Magnetic Lasso Tool. Because each tool behaves differently, you will have to look at how to use each
Watch Folders in Photoshop Elements: Overview If using Windows, you can specify watch folders in Photoshop Elements. Watch folders are folders the Organizer watches to look for new media you add to the folders. By default, the “My Pictures” folder is the default watch folder in Photoshop Elements. You can also specify additional folders
Rename Photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can rename photos in the Organizer in Photoshop Elements. An important part of organizing media files is giving the files names that easily let you find them when needed. You should rename files to give them a unique name that easily shows their content.