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How do i prevent this..

Whenever i group layers and try to move them around only the layer my mouse is clicking moves. What's the point of grouping then? I know it worked in cs5.

Is my photoshop bugged?

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Do you have the group layer selected? Only if you link layers you can select a single one of them and when you move them they all move. Selecting an individual layer inside a group will not do the same. – Joonas Sep 21 '13 at 20:51
no even when i am on background layer and just try to click & drag one layer that is part of group only that one moves. Even though i didn't specifically went to layer panel and selected inside layer. – Muhammad Umer Sep 22 '13 at 17:09
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I found the solution: next to the "Auto-Select" check box, a drop down menu specifies what gets selected. It selects the whole group if it says "Group" (and not just one layer inside the group).

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With the Move tool active, uncheck Auto-Select Layer in the control bar.

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i want to be able to select layers that not grouped individually just by clicking but not the ones that are grouped. – Muhammad Umer Sep 22 '13 at 17:08

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