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How do I get my images into the layers panel?

Feb 20, 2013 8:58 PM

I can only get one image at a time into the layers panel. If I go to ‘new layer’ it shows a chequered image only. How can I bring my other images into this panel?

I know it is probably elementary, but I’m just learning.

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    Feb 21, 2013 12:16 AM   in reply to Linda@CamdenHaven

    The checkerboard pattern signifies emptiness.


    You can get other images into a file by

    • copy/pasting them,

    • dragging them to the other image (from the Canvas or the Layers Panel),

    • File > Place,

    • File > Scripts > Load Files into Stack (for multiple files),

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    Feb 21, 2013 12:10 AM   in reply to Linda@CamdenHaven

    Use the move tool and click in the center of your image.  Then drag and hold it over the tab of the image you'd like to add a layer too.  When the second image opens, just drop it on top of your other image and it will display in the layer panel:


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