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Multiple layers of text, each layer has a title.  How do I highlight just the title of each layer so I can apply a different font?

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The title pretty much says it all.  I am making a menu and each item is a layer, which of course has a title and a description.  I am tired of going into each individual layer to edit just the title.  Is there any other way?
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First select the layer with the text on it, then click on the text with the text tool. You should be able to highlight the text by left-clicking and dragging, as you do in MS Word.

If you're working with a lot of text you should try to use as few layers as possible, or it can get nightmarishly confusing. I generally don't use Photoshop for text work. If I want text over an image, I place the image in InDesign, or Illustrator, and use this latter software for the text work. Both InDesign and Illutsrator have far superior text handling capabilities.

Hope this helps
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by:walkerke
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The title of a text layer usually reflects the first few words of the content of that layer and changes when the content changes. What is your objective in changing the title?
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I am trying to increase the size and change the style of font in the title (1st line)
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