- 1 How do you create a clipping mask?
- 2 What does a clipping mask do?
- 3 Can you make a clipping mask in Word?
- 4 What is the difference between a clipping mask and a layer mask?
- 5 How do I turn a clipping mask into an object illustrator?
- 6 What is a clipping mask in Photoshop Elements?
- 7 Can I mask in InDesign?
How do you create a clipping mask?
Create a clipping mask
- Hold down Alt (Option in Mac OS), position the pointer over the line dividing two layers in the Layers panel (the pointer changes to two overlapping circles), and then click.
- In the Layers panel, select the top layer of a pair of layers you want to group, and choose Layer > Create Clipping Mask.
What does a clipping mask do?
A clipping mask lets you use the content of a layer to mask the layers above it. Content of the bottom or base layer determines the masking. The non-transparent part of the base layer clips (reveals) the content of the layers above it in the clipping mask. All other content in the clipped layers is masked out (hidden).
Can you make a clipping mask in Word?
Go to Edit >Fill. Choose Contents: Black and click OK. Next right-click the top layer and choose ‘Create Clipping Mask’. Doing this means the image is fitted to the shape of the words and rectangle.
What is the difference between a clipping mask and a layer mask?
Clipping masks also allow you to hide portions of an image, but these masks are created with multiple layers, where as, layer masks only use a single layer. A clipping mask is a shape that masks other artwork and only reveals what lies within the shape.
How do I turn a clipping mask into an object illustrator?
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What is a clipping mask in Photoshop Elements?
In a Photoshop Elements 11 clipping mask, the bottommost layer (also known as the base layer) acts as a mask for the layers above it. The layer or layers above clip to the opaque areas of the base layer and don’t show over the transparent areas of the base layer.
Can I mask in InDesign?
Creating a clipping mask in InDesign Create the shape of your choice. If you haven’t placed the image in InDesign yet, you can select the shape you just drew and place the image inside it ( File > Place > select the image to place). Otherwise, cut the image you already placed. Your clipping mask in InDesign is done.