7.11. Select Previous Layer
command selects the
layer just above the active layer in the layer stack. The command
highlights the layer in the Layers Dialog and makes it the new active
layer. If the active layer is already at the top of the stack, this
menu entry is insensitive and grayed out.
Note that on a standard Windows-style English keyboard, the default
shortcut Page_Up does not refer to the key on the
numeric keypad, but to the other Page_Up key in the
group of six keys to the left of the numeric keypad.
The keyboard shortcuts for
with most of the painting tools.
may be very useful if
you frequently pick colors from one layer to use for painting on
another layer, especially when you use them with the color-picker
tool, which you get by holding down the
7.11.1. Activating the Command
Or you simply click on the layer name in the Layers Dialog.