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Make an object the center of your canvas (CS5/CS6/CC/CC 2014/CC 2015)

Added on Friday 5th of August 2016 03:44 am EST

by Renee Dustman

There may come a time when you need to center an object on your canvas. You could eyeball it, but that isn't very precise. You could use a mathematical equation to figure out the center, but that's too much thinking—especially when you can get Photoshop to do it for you. You can easily align layers and, as shown in Figure A, the contents of layers with just a click or two of the Alignment buttons in Photoshop.

Figure A:

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To center-align an object:

1. In your Photoshop Document, choose Window > Layers to display the Layers panel.

2. If one ...