To move a layer : select it, then select the move tool and shift-click
and drag that layer. (shift will always move the selected layer
whereas a plain click and drag will move the layer directly under the
you don't need to use the selection tool
On 3/16/08, Jogchum Reitsma <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I feel kinda stupid to have to ask this question, because it seems so
> very basic... But I can't figure it out myself (and didn't find it in
> the documentation or mail archive), so I hope to get help here.
> I've got a drawing consisting of a photo, a color-filled ellips, and two
> lines of text. Each of these four objects is a seperate layer.
> Now I want to move one of the two lines of text. So I select that layer,
> make an ellips-selection around the line of text (which is the sole
> object on that layer; running ants are around the line of text), choose
> the Move tool and within the Move tool choose Move Selection.
> Now I would expect that I can move this line of text by holding the
> mouse above this textline and dragging it to the desired place.
> But that's not what happens. Only the elliptical path which marks the
> selection moves, nothing else...
> What do I do wrong, and how can I perform this so very basic task?
> Thanks a lot for your help!
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