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chapps
04-29-2009, 09:09 AM
Ive done a search of the fums with no success. How do i copy the mask from one layer over to another. Simple as it should be I just cant seem to figure it out. Its been a long day and i just need an answer. Thanks for all your help as I know its a rather newbie question.

pd
04-29-2009, 09:28 AM
You can ctrl-click a mask to create a selection from it and then simply use the "add layer mask" button.

leigh
04-29-2009, 11:22 AM
Select the mask, hold the ALT key and drag it onto the layer you want to copy it to.

pd
04-29-2009, 02:09 PM
Ha, that's even better, as it allows you to replace existing masks.

evanfotis
05-06-2009, 04:07 PM
of course this nifty trick applies to vector masks and layer effects as well.. and can also be placed on a group for the masks.

sbdb
05-20-2009, 03:05 AM
How do i copy the mask from one layer over to another. Simple as it should be I just cant seem to figure it out.

If the masks have to stay identical and the layers are in sequence, then it's better to move them into a group and add the mask to the group instead.

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