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I. Normally, a drawing program will send the data to a printer as you expected in this case. The printer will not care about the blue rectangle below the triangle. II. A printer does not have "access to the layers" because the drawing program sends only the result the user is expecting, regardless of if you have a ton of layers below. The program ...


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Select the Move Tool. Select the layer you want to center. Press Ctrl / Cmd + A to select all. (This creates a selection the size of the canvas which you can then align the selected layer according to.) Use the Align vertical centers and Align horizontal centers buttons in the top tool bar or use Layer > Align Layers to Selection > Vertical Centers and ...


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The way the applications work is that they try, and succeed to most extent, to make a what you see is what you get environment. So anthing you put on top knocks out the thing below (I am ignoring transparency for purposes of this discussion just because its confusing but it knocks thing out too). So your yellow triangle neatly cut out the blue bakground. ...


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Preferences > Selection & Anchor Display > Command/Ctrl Click To Select Objects Behind This pref item gets real confused when using the Command/Ctrl key to temporarily use the Selection Tool. Ai doesn't know if you are Command-Clicking to just use the Selection tool, or Command/Ctrl- Click to select objects behind. And a mistaken double-click ...


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