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Den Naiden
How to select layer that is under another in composition window?
on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:13:39 am

Did you ever notice, that when you're working with ton of layers in one comp, its became so complicated to select/find each layer that u want to, because it is located under another ton of layers in composition window...so, the only one chance to select that layer is to go in the layers list and search for that.

Question: is there any shortcut or way to select layer in composition window by clicking, instead of going to search for it in layers list?


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Kalle Kannisto
Re: How to select layer that is under another in composition window?
on Oct 16, 2015 at 3:53:10 pm

While wondering about this, I discovered that you can select a layer by typing its number in the numeric pad.


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Den Naiden
Re: How to select layer that is under another in composition window?
on Oct 16, 2015 at 9:03:12 pm

but u can't select 87 layer, for example, because u don't remember that exatly this layer that u want is number 87)


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Kalle Kannisto
Re: How to select layer that is under another in composition window?
on Oct 17, 2015 at 7:18:51 am

You can also lock the layer that gets selected first, then you can select the one behind it.


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Den Naiden
Re: How to select layer that is under another in composition window?
on Oct 17, 2015 at 9:28:54 am

sounds like solution, thank you:)


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ryan kelly
Re: How to select layer that is under another in composition window?
on Oct 20, 2015 at 9:15:12 pm

You can also hit CTRL + Up Arrow or Down Arrow to select the next layer above or below. If you hold Shift + Control + Up (or Down arrow) you can select multiple layers.

Not a direct path to layer 87 but might help.


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