Displaying Layer Group and Artboard Contents in the Layers Panel

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• Command (Mac) / Control (Win) -click the disclosure triangle next to a Layer Group/Artboard to expand/collapse all layer Groups in the document. As you expand/collapse the Layer Groups/Artboards, note that any nested Layer Groups remain in their original state.

The original state of the document, Cmd/Ctr -click once on the disclosure triangle collapses all Layer Groups, Cmd/Ctr -click again expands them (note that the nested Layer Groups remain in their original state.

These three screenshots of the Layers panel reveal: the original state of the Layers panel; Cmd/Ctr -clicking once on the disclosure triangle to collapse all Layer Groups/Artboards; and Cmd/Ctr -clicking again to expand them. (Note that the nested Layer Groups remain in their original state.

• Option (Mac) / Alt (Win) -click the disclosure triangle next to a Layer Group/Artboard to expand/collapse all Layer Groups/Artboards in the document ­- including nested Layer Groups.

click the disclosure triangle to expand collapse all groups nested within the current group

These three screenshots of the Layer panel reveal: the original state of the Layers pane; Option/Alt -clicking the disclosure triangle to expand collapse all groups nested within the current group; Option/Alt -clicking the disclosure triangle again to reveal all contents of all Layer Groups – including nested Layer groups (“Nested Group 2” is expanded using this shortcut).

• Or, Control (Mac)/ right (Win) -click the disclosure triangle next to a Layer Group/Artboard and choose “Close/Open this Group” or “Close/Open all Other Groups” from the context sensitive menus.


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Posted on 11-05-2015


Comments

  • By jay nandu - 6:25 AM on November 5, 2015  

    Very handy shortcuts.
    Thanks J. Kost for sharing!