When you select a layer and add a layer style, it applies it to just that single layer. There are times when you want to use that same style on multiple layers. You could copy the layer style, which would work fine; however, if you decide to change the layer style later, you have to change it on each layer. Here’s a faster way: Select all the layers and press Command-G (PC: Ctrl-G) to put them into a layer group. Now, apply the layer style to the group, and all the layers in that group will receive the layer style, making it quicker and easier to update.
This tip originally published in Colin Smith’s Photoshop Tips column, in the June, 2022 issue of Photoshop User magazine.
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