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There are a lots of layers in my projects. Previously I have renamed a layer with "system" and to that layer I have set visibility hidden. I want to show that layer again but I have to search manually by scrolling the layer palettes and I can do that. But I want to know just that is there find dialog box which can search layers by name etc.

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Photoshop CS6 (v13) and CC (v14) both have the capacity to search layers via several different options right there on the Layer Panel itself.

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  • is this not available in cs4 – Bhojendra Rauniyar Aug 23 '13 at 8:13
  • No, it is not in CS4. CS6 was the first version to add layer searching. – Scott Aug 23 '13 at 9:45
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Solution to your problem is in Photoshop CS6 where you can select layers by Type - Name - Attribute etc. like in above answer if you don't have latest version. Then i have tip for you i.e. i use to do very often manage your layers by Grouping related layers this helps a lot to apply some thing on a multiple layers. This even helps if you have layers in different groups. Better management smart and timely output. Below is the link for further help.

Layer Groups

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Shift Ctrl Alt F (Mac: Shift Command Option F)

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    This answer is a bit short. Try to explain what happens when you press that combination. – Wolff Sep 9 at 20:31
  • I tried this in Photoshop CC 2020 and it doesn't seem to work. – Circle B Sep 17 at 21:46

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