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Mon, Apr 4, 2011 12:18 AM

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Photoshop: Close/hide Multiple Layer Effects in Photoshop's Layers Panel

Id like to close the layer effects on multiple layers at once. Currently there seems to be no modifier keys to accomplish this.

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290.8K Points

9 years ago

Alt/Opt clicking now expands or collapses the Layer Effect disclosure widget in Photoshop CS6.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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80 Points

Thank God : ) About time.

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100 Points

9 years ago

Amen brotha!

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9 years ago

Hello, did you try this:
Right-click on the Effects, or the FX area, and select "Hide all effects"

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192 Points

9 years ago

This Hides the visibility of the effects, it does not twirl-close the expanded views for them!

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9 years ago

Sorry, Antonis, I thought that's what David requested.
It might be useful to untwirl them all at once, indeed, for "tall" images.

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420 Points

9 years ago

I was about to open a thread for this request... but now I found yours and I absolutely support it :-)

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340 Points

9 years ago

This is already available, but it is a bit quirky. If you hold down Ctrl+Alt and click on the collapse divot of a TOP LEVEL group (folder), then it will collapse ALL the groups and ALL the layer effects in the entire document. Doing the same thing to an expand divot for a top level group will have the opposite effect: all layer groups will be expanded, and all layer effects will be expanded.

In practice this works really well. I know it doesn't work as smoothly as what you're suggesting. It would be nice if this would work only on sub-groups, but it doesn't work that way. But in practice, it's good enough and I use it ALL the time.

Edit: Well, now I tested it and it looks like it does work on sub groups. Not sure why I thought it didn't.

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80 Points

9 years ago

Totally NOT working in PS CS5.
Tried all the key-modifier combinations, too, with no avail.

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Which OS?
On Mac command-alt-clicking the triangles seems to work as described for me.

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80 Points

9 years ago



Windows 7
Alt+Ctrl won't work on this arrow.

After a heap of experiments I found out that it does work on a different arrow. The one that expands/collapses the "folder with layers".
In this case, yes -- it not only collapses all the folders with layers but does also the effects "threads", which solves the issue but with very uncalled for "side effects".