It can be time-consuming to merge layers in proper order in Adobe Illustrator. However, this is an excellent way to plan and manage your designs. You can easily go through the file and its layers and see the designs and illustrations you have created.
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How to Merge Layers in Illustrator 2022
- How to Group Layers in Illustrator
- How to Duplicate Layer in Illustrator
- How to Ungroup in Illustrator
Launch Adobe Illustrator and select your desired size document.
Select the Layers panel.
We will try to create some simple designs to demonstrate.
Now let’s add another layer and then we’ll draw something on it.
Let’s create a third layer and add a rectangle to it.
The fourth and final layers with a rectangle.
By holding the shift key, we are now going to select all the layers.
Click the layers drop-down menu.
Click ‘Merge Selected’.
A “Layer 1” will be created. All layers are now under this one. An arrow will be shown. Clicking this will show you your entire layer list.