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09 September 2004, 12:05 AM
Hi y'all!
This is the first time i ever post here @ CGTalk.
I've been using PS for a while now, i even use it for my work. So i'm a bit embarrased to even ask what i'm about to ask, for i can't find my answer in the manual...

I have several files wich have the same layout etc.
In file 1 i've copied a layer. I want to paste this layer in file 2, in the EXACT same place as in file 1... is there an easier way than to drag it in to place? I cannot use "paste into".

I've been bustin' my n*ts searching thru the manual...
I also tried the snap-feature in combination with the guidelines to make things easier but there's gotta be an easier way ain't there?

Thanks in advance


09 September 2004, 12:20 AM
I am sure there would be.. I can't seem to find one too (pulling my hair out..)

but here's a work around for now..until someone comes up with a good idea.
create a layer and fill it with a colour and link it with the layer you want to copy..
and just drag it holding shift.. well. and then del the layer...

.....well..just hold shift...when u move it...that seems to work fine...I swear it didn't work before maybe I was letting the shift key go too early..

09 September 2004, 12:29 AM

I didn't come up with that one!
Maybe there is a "normal" way, but this will do for now.
Thanks again!


09 September 2004, 12:48 AM
The "normal way" would be holding shift when u drag. :) It places it at the same spot, disregard the first post about linking layer...:P

09 September 2004, 12:58 AM
Yep! hehehehe...
that does it. Many thanks...

and it was so easy... :S


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