Can a channel only affect a specific layer?

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Sam_B_Miller
Oct 24, 2006
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I’m using cs2 and trying a tutorial from Scott Kelby’s book on channels to adjust tone. The first step is to make a copy of the background layer and adjust the channels in it. The problem is that my channel adjustments affect ALL layers, not just the copied layer.

Is there any way to make a new channel only affect a specific layer?

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Chris_Cox
Oct 24, 2006
No.

You need to use some other method, like the channel mixer or other adjustment to achieve your result.
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Bernie
Oct 24, 2006
Use a clipping mask with the channel adjustment layer?
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Sam_B_Miller
Oct 24, 2006
How do you use a clipping mask?
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Bernie
Oct 24, 2006
Start by doing a search for those words in the help file…

Come back if you run into a snag

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