Feature request: Layer list button

Add a button that will let me hide or lock assets on a page in composer mode.
The composer workflow is suffering from the fact that a transparent PNG on top of another effectively locks assets underneath. Add a feature that opens a list of assets on the page with the option to hide them in composer mode without moving them.
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  • i hear what you are requesting and a layering ability would be a nice feature but until that happens you might find this will help in your composing workflow.

    If you de-select any object on a page (just touch an area off canvas) and then you select the the "inspect" function you will see a property labeled 'objects'. If you select objects you will then see a list of objects that have been placed on that page.

    You can then select the object you want to modify by just selecting it in the object list. Irrespective of where it lies in the z-plane depth it will be selected and you can then inspect and modify it's properties without having to move any other objects that might be masking it.

    Hope that helps
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  • I agree; if there were a little "eye" toggle switch in the objects-on-page list doymarn mentioned, like it works in Photoshop or After Effects, so that you could work with layers underneath other objects, that would be fantastic. In the meantime, for complex pages I just make sure to label each object as I create it by going into the Inspector and giving it a unique name. This way I can use the objects on page list a lot easier. I have a page where the there are 8 copies of the same full-page image, and it's the only way I can work with the images after they're loaded onto the page. Thankfully I can select any image I want from the drop down list and then go into the inspector for that image or work with behaviors for it.
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