Show Layer Edges in Photoshop CS6

Edited by Freya, Amanda, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this video, I'm going to show you how you can show layer edges in Photoshop CS6 in Windows 7. I've already got a document open in Photoshop. I have two layers on mine, as indicated on the right-hand side.

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    Click "View"
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    It is third from the right in the navigation bar that runs along the top of the window.
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    Hover over "Show"
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    Click "Layer Edges"
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    Note the blue rectangle around the selected layer
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    Click, hold, and drag on the selected layer
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    The blue rectangle shows when we've moved part of the image outside of the canvas area. This is really useful when trying to crop an image or doing something with the layer behind. Let's hide them again.
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    Click "View"
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    Hover over "Show"
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    Click "Layer Edges" again
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    There is a checkmark on the left-hand side. Clicking will remove it and the blue rectangle around the edge of the layer.
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    Click, hold, and drag on the layer again
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    There is no blue rectangle.
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    I've just shown you how you can show layer edges in Photoshop CS6 in Windows 7. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to add them to the section below, and we'll do our best to get back to you.
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