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Why is the background layer in Photoshop locked? I always have to create a copy and delete the original one.

Is there a setting to start a new project with unlocked background layer?

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Just Double-click on it and give a name like "a".

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Thanks for this - I have had this question for some time now... Yee haw! –  nicorellius May 13 '10 at 0:29

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