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Faster layer renaming in Photoshop

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

The fastest way to manually rename a bunch of layers in Photoshop is to double-click / run your keyboard shortcut for “Layer” → “Rename Layer...” (in my case Shift+CMD+R) on one then use the tab key to apply the new layer name and jump to the next visible layer. I’ve known about this shortcut for a good long while now.

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Save for Web in Photoshop CC 2015

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

As of Photoshop CC 2015, Save for Web is deemed a legacy feature. It’s held up pretty well over the years I think, considering it was built on top of ImageReady which was first released in 1998 (again, nice to see the Photoshop team pushing things forward).

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Collapse folders and styles after running Bjango Actions

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

Running any of the scale actions in Marc Edwards' wonderful Bjango Actions leaves all of the folders and layer style summaries open in the layers panel. Instead of always collapsing them manually, I just made a short addition to the end of each of the scale actions. They now collapse everything but the group layer style summaries 1 for themselves once everything has finished scaling. You can then quickly collapse the layer style summaries for all groups by atl-clicking on one of the toggle arrows (unactionable). You'll have to be running Photoshop CC for this update to work.

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How to copy an RGB value in Photoshop

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

The following is a result of me scratching my own itch, hopefully you’ll find it useful too. Before we go any further, it’s worth noting that this is a Mac-only solution. If you’re running Windows and want to re-write what I’ve done in VBScript or Javascript (or are just curious) then carry on. If you just came for the how-to then this isn’t for you, sorry.

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