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02 February 2003, 06:16 PM
Hello all

I was wondering if there was a way to toggle between these two things with a hotkey (keyboard short cut) for painting.

The image and the layer mask (see image).

Thanks in advance. :thumbsup:


02 February 2003, 07:21 PM
I think alt + click on the mask or image will toggle between them.

Here is from the maual:

To select and display the layer mask channel (Photoshop):

Do one of the following:

Alt-click (Windows) or Option-click (Mac OS) the layer mask thumbnail to view only the grayscale mask. The eye icons in the Layers palette are dimmed because all layers or layer sets are hidden. To redisplay the layers, Alt-click or Option-click the layer mask thumbnail, or click an eye icon.
Hold down Alt+Shift (Windows) or Option+Shift (Mac OS), and click the layer mask thumbnail to view the mask on top of the layer in a rubylith masking color. Hold down Alt+Shift or Option+Shift, and click the thumbnail again to turn off the color display.

To disable or enable a layer mask:

Do one of the following:

Shift-click the layer mask thumbnail in the Layers palette.
Select the layer with the layer mask you want to disable or enable, and choose Layer > Disable Layer Mask or Layer > Enable Layer Mask.
A red X appears over the mask thumbnail in the Layers palette when the mask is disabled, and the layer's content appears without masking effects.

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