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Layout and Design > 121: Thou shall use layers to organize type, color, and ima...

121: Thou shall use layers to organize type, color, and imagery

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Commentary The ability to organize and distribute content over a range of separate layers that can be color coded and labeled is an absolute no-brainer. It’s one of the best things introduced into today’s layout applications. So it’s a bit of a mystery why anyone wouldn’t use layers, instead choosing to dump everything onto one default layer. What happens if you want to select something that appears behind another object? Lots of fiddling about and multiple clicking—that’s what. Sure, it’s not essential for simple layouts that only get worked on by you, but what if you work with a team or have to send files out for third parties to edit. The ability to add all the text to its own layer and lock up the color so it can’t be moved or deleted accidental....TS


  

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