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How do I select the layer currently shown under the mouse cursor?
#1
Hi guys

Is there a shortcut?

please guide me.
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#2
Do you mean an image with lots of layers ?

Use the move tool, click on the layer in the canvas and the layer shows in the layers dock.  Usual restriction, click on a solid bit of the layer, not a transparent area.

That is only temporary, to select the layer once you know which one it is, click on it in the layer dock.

An example here: https://www.gimp-forum.net/Thread-GIMP-2...2#pid20292


Edit: I think this is what you want, Edit -> Preferences -> Tool Options and enable Move Tool: as

   
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#3
This is exactly what I wanted

Thanks for your help
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