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Apply a fill color to a layer while preserving transparency in Photoshop (CS/CS2)

Added on Saturday 4th of July 2009 09:23 am EST

 

To create a filled shape from an image subject, you can apply a fill color to an area that only contain pixels, as shown in Figure A, and preserve layer transparency by using one of two shortcuts. If you want to apply a foreground fill color, as shown in Figure B, press [option][shift][delete] ([Alt][Shift][Backspace] in Windows). Or, if you want to apply a background fill color, as shown in Figure C, press c[shift][delete] ([Ctrl][Shift][Backspace] in Windows). You'll notice that in either case, the transparent area, indicated by the checkered pattern, remains unaffected.


 
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