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August 19, 2003 - 1:00am

Tips for Photoshop Fill Adjustment Layers

Faster Fill Experiments

Have you ever found yourself doing the background color dance in Photoshop?

You want to add a background color to your layered image. So you target (highlight in the Layers Palette) an empty layer underneath/below the other ones in your image and fill it with a color, looking for just the right one. Assuming the layers above the one you just filled have some areas of transparency, you'll see the color appear in the background, visible through the transparent areas.

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