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Thread: Switching layers when undoing
March 18th, 2012 #1
Switching layers when undoing
I'd like to make it so that no matter how many time I hit Undo, the active/highlighted layer will not change (unless of course it is deleted by the undo action). I understand this may not be possible because the undo action would be altering things in inactive (is that the right term?) layers.
This has caused problems for me before causing me to accidentally paint on the wrong layer.
Anyone know if it's possible? Thanks in advance!
Hide this ad by registering as a memberMarch 19th, 2012 #2
Make a snapshot in the history palette after you make your new layer. Highlight the new snapshot and your undos will only go as far as the snapshot.
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March 31st, 2012 #3
This isn't exactly on subject, but this is something that helps, I've been using smartobjects to make layers un-editable. Basically keeping all my layers as smartobjects until i need to edit them, turning off the smartobject, then turning it back on when i'm done. Its pretty simple and it keeps me from drawing on the wrong layer.
April 2nd, 2012 #4
I haven't tried this myself, but I came across this thread with a link to a custom script that is working for the users in the thread: http://www.polycount.com/forum/showt...47#post1251347