Merging shape layers

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Phil_Nolan
Jul 4, 2008
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I drew a bunch of shapes with the pen tool and they come out as separate layers. Is there a way that I can merge the layers without rasterizing them so that I can edit the curves all at the same time?

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ID._Awe
Jul 4, 2008
No and you really wouldn’t want to, you have way more control this way.
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Phosphor
Jul 4, 2008
"Merge", how, exactly?

You can assemble the paths of different shape layers onto one shape layer (Path Selection Arrow Ò Select & Copy source path Ò switch to target layer Ò Paste), but will the fact that these shapes will now have all the same fill & layer effects characteristics hamper what you want to do?

And while we’re at it..What DO you want to accomplish in the end, anyway?
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george_dingwall
Jul 4, 2008
Perhaps you had the pen tool set to "shape layers". If you choose "paths" you can draw multiple paths on the same layer.

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