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Layer dimming not working. What am I doing wrong?

Explorer ,
Apr 20, 2020

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Fifteen years ago, the first thing I learned when I first opened Illustrator was to layer lock and turn it into a template. What changed?

 

I have two layers with different objects in each. I double click my bottom layer and choose: Template + Dim images to 50%.

 

Layer locks, but opacity stays the same. I'm on the latest AI. What's going on?

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Layer dimming not working. What am I doing wrong?

Explorer ,
Apr 20, 2020

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Fifteen years ago, the first thing I learned when I first opened Illustrator was to layer lock and turn it into a template. What changed?

 

I have two layers with different objects in each. I double click my bottom layer and choose: Template + Dim images to 50%.

 

Layer locks, but opacity stays the same. I'm on the latest AI. What's going on?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 20, 2020

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Are the objects on the layer images? Because that's what that option dims, not regular drawing objects.

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Explorer ,
Apr 21, 2020

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It's a JPG.

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Apr 22, 2020

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Please show a screenshot of the problem. Layers panel should be in it.

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