Merge Layers to a new Layer?

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Will_Ferrell
Nov 13, 2008
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Hello,

I only know a workaround for this… any way to merge visible layers to a new layer, yet retain the layers that merged? Does that make sense. So if I want to merge layer 1, 2, 3 into a new layer 4. Can I create a layer 4 with all layers merged as one, yet still have 1, 2, and 3.

I know the workaround, so I’m looking for a menu item or shortcut to do this.

Thanks!!!!!! =)

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Phosphor
Nov 13, 2008
Make an empty Layer. Choose it and Link the Layers you want Merged and hold down Alt while choosing Merge Linked. It should Merge them all to the empty Layer yet leave the other Layers intact.

It will show up in History as Stamp Linked.
WF
Will_Ferrell
Nov 13, 2008
Ed,

Thanks this is great. I also learned after trying your trick, was to simply select the layers you want (doesn’t have to be linked) then hold Alt while choosing "Merge Layers".

Very cool! Thanks much,

Will Ferrell
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John Joslin
Nov 13, 2008
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+E.
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Phosphor
Nov 13, 2008
What J.J. said.

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