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How to unlock an image in Photoshop

November 6, 2009 by  
Filed under Photoshop



Every time you open an image in Photoshop it is locked. You can see the small  icon with a lock in the layers palette .

When the layer is locked you can not apply changes directly to the layer.


You can unlock it by double-clicking on the background layer in the layers palette, or by going to the menu: Layer > New > Layer from Background.


Once you unlock it you can see a window that ask you for a layer’s name. It is not necessary to give it one unless you want it. Then click OK.

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