The layer tree gives you an overview of the entire structure of the currently selected page. Here you can view each layers attributes, such as whether it’s locked, as well as being able to organize your document by renaming and reordering layers.
Right clicking any layer in the layer tree will reveal the edit options for that layer. From these options, it’s possible to Delete, Duplicate and Collapse the currently selected layer. These options also allow you to assign a colour key to a layer, which is a great way to organise your identify key layers.
Layer Tree settings
The layer tree offers a range of settings that enable you to customize the way the layer tree functions.
Scroll to selected
When enabled, the scroll to selection option will scroll the design canvas to the currently selected layer tree item so that it appears in the vertical center of the design canvas.
Include ID in layer title
When enabled, the layer tree will display an objects ID as part of the layer name.
Include class in layer title
When enabled, the layer tree will display an objects custom classes as part of the layer name.
When enabled, solo mode will automatically expand and collapse the layer tree items based on the currently selected item. This helps to keep the layer tree organised with larger projects.
This button lets you quickly expand all of the layers in the layer tree.
This button lets you quickly collapse all of the layers in the layer tree.
Most layers can be freely moved and deleted, however, some layers are locked. The reason they are locked is to prevent them being removed or moved out of place as this would simply break a sites layout and functionality.