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Moving one layer relative to another

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I just started using Affinity. I have previously used PhotoPlus.

I have two images in two separate layers. I want to move one relative to the other so I can align it a certain way. But I can't do it! ALL the layers move together.

Here's details: I have one layer selected in the Layer panel, and I choose the select tool (the hand).

As I move the select tool on one layer, I expect just that layer to move around over the other layer. But ALL of the layers move together! What am I doing wrong?

I just want to move one layer over the other..

This was simple to do in the old PhotoPlus..




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4 hours ago, garymq said:

I choose the select tool (the hand

You need  to select the Move Tool (V) to select an individual layer

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