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Is there an easy way to drag deselect layers using auto-select?

I often use drag select to select layers, but often this ends up select other layers that happen to partially overlap. I'd like to be able to drag over these extra layers and deselect them.

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Not that I'm aware of. –  Scott Oct 28 '13 at 15:40
    
I'm not really understand your case is. But for me personally yes auto-select was a risk feature for me and I always switch it off. And better using right-click and select the layer. Sorry if that's not the concern –  kolonel peteruk Oct 30 '13 at 9:42
    
not sure if this is answer for your question, but if you have auto-select on, then with holding ctrl you will turn it off, and you can move your selected layer. –  Lukaydo Oct 30 '13 at 13:07
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No there is no way to do that, at least i have never seen it. But there are two other ways, i wish this capability was there but it's not.

Other ways:

  1. Use drag selection to select all elements then hold Ctrl and click on the ones you want to deselect.
  2. Or Hold shitf+ctrl and right click and select the layer you want to be deselected.
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