Setting properties for multiple layers

Setting properties for multiple layers

Use the Property inspector to view and set properties for multiple layers.

To set properties for multiple layers at once:

  1. Set any of the following options:

    L and T (left and top) specify the position of the layers’ upper-left corners relative to the upper-left corner of the page, or of the parent layer if nested.

    W and H specify the width and height of the layers.

    The default unit for position and size is pixels (px). You can instead specify the following units: pc (picas), pt (points), in (inches), mm (millimeters), cm (centimeters), or % (percentage of the parent layer’s corresponding value). The abbreviations must follow the value without a space: for example, 3mm indicates 3 millimeters.

    Vis specifies whether the layers are initially visible or not. Select from the following options:

    • Default does not specify a visibility property.

      When no visibility is specified, most browsers default to Inherit.

    • Inherit uses the visibility property of the layers’ parent.
    • Visible displays the layers’ contents, regardless of the parent’s value.
    • Hidden hides the layer contents, regardless of the parent’s value.

      Note that hidden layers created with ilayer still take up the same space as if they were visible.

    Use a scripting language, such as JavaScript, to control the visibility property and dynamically display layer contents.

    Tag specifies the HTML tag used to define the layers.

    Bg Image specifies a background image for the layers.

    Click the folder icon to browse to and select an image file.

    Bg Color specifies a background color for the layers.

    Leave this option blank to specify a transparent background.

  2. If you entered a value in a text box, press Tab or Enter (Windows) or Return (Macintosh) to apply the value.

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