command-alt-G or alt-click the line between two layer icons in the Layers Panel?
Thank for reply but that not what i mean.. See this pic http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i407/Kacuk_Clanx/123.jpg or this video on step 1.04minute http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVTfanaxL08
Im not talk about how to creat this video tutorial but how to use photoshop funtion
Hi Kacuk clanx,
I think c.pfaffenbichler's response may have answered your question.
use ctrl+alt+g, or cmd+alt+g on mac machines to group the top layer with the previous layer. This essentially locks the transparency area on the top layer to the bottom later. More info on this link here: http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/photoshop/l/bllps505f.htm
Hope this helps!
To add to the above comments:
1. In old versions of photoshop that was Layer>Group with Previous
2. In new versions of photoshop that is Layer>Create Clipping Mask
some more info:
A simple example would be if you had a layer with transparency around the object and you would want to say use an levels adjustment layer
on just that layer without effecting the other layers below.
If you make a levels adjustment layer above your target layer (the one with transparency around the object) and use Layer>Create Clipping Mask
the adjustments only effect the layer you have the levels adjustment layer clipped to.
If you didn't use a clipping mask, then the other layers below would be effected by the levels adjustment layer as well.