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Create a new document from a single layer quickly (CS/CS2/CS3/CS4)

Added on Thursday 26th of November 2009 01:51 am EST
 

Application:

Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3/CS4

Operating Systems:

Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

 

You can use the History panel to create a new document from the current state, but what if you want to create a new document from just a single layer? That’s also a simple task when you use the Duplicate Layer command.

 

To make a new document from a single layer:

1.   Select the layer from which you wish to create a new document.

2.   Choose Duplicate Layer from the Layers panel’s pop-up menu. Alternatively, you can choose Layer > Duplicate Layer, or simply [control]-click (right-click in Windows) to access this command.

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