SOLVED -- disable auto select layer

Community Beginner ,
Oct 23, 2017 Oct 23, 2017

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I'm assuming this isnt a usual question, as i cant find an answer any where! however, since the update the other day, when i select items in a group of layers, it now no longer selects the group, it selects the layer inside the group. It took me AGES to move from photoshop to illustrator and get used to this, and now its changed

Ive seen videos of the new illustrator update though, and see nothing the same of the issue i have!

so in short

select group, not layer

possible?

Andy

---EDIT---

Turns out the file i was using is all layers rather than items within groups... panic over

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Mar 10, 2022 Mar 10, 2022

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Do you have solution how to disable auto select layer in Illustrator? where is it? where the menu? thanks

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Mar 10, 2022 Mar 10, 2022

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The only way I know if is to lock the layers (or objects).

David Creamer
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Enthusiast ,
Mar 13, 2022 Mar 13, 2022

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thanks @Creamer Training , sorry for simple quenstion. on photoshop there is an option to 'disable auto select layer' when we click 'select tool'. Thanks, illustrator is diffrent.

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Mar 13, 2022 Mar 13, 2022

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The problem is that one could have thousands of objects on a single layer. 

David Creamer
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