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  1. There are two ways to add a new layer:

    1. You can select one of the New layer options from the Layers menu.

    2. You can open the Layers window, and then select the Create Layer icon.

  2. Flattening a layer means pushing the background or layers together so they become one.

  3. When you want to copy a layer exactly as it is, you open the Layers window and then select the layer to copy. Select Copy from the Edit menu or press CONTROL + C. Then either select paste from the Edit menu and select the type of image to paste, or press CONTROL + V to paste as a new image.

  4. When you lock a layer, you secure the transparent area.

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