Copy PSD w/layers into existing PSD

Discussion in 'Photoshop Tutorials' started by Seattle Eric, May 24, 2005.

  1. Seattle Eric

    Seattle Eric Guest

    How does one copy a layered PSD into an existing PSD while preverving
    the layers of the first (adding them to the second)?

    Thanks.
     
    Seattle Eric, May 24, 2005
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    Tom Thomas Guest

    First link all the layers in PSD number one, and then drag and drop
    them as a group into PSD number two.
     
    Tom Thomas, May 24, 2005
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  3. Seattle Eric

    bogus Guest

    Provided the images are the same dimension, if you hold down the shift
    key when dragging layers onto second image they will be in registration.
     
    bogus, May 24, 2005
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  4. Seattle Eric

    Seattle Eric Guest

    Ahh, thank you. That meets my needs.

    But, theoretically, what would one do if there were already mutually
    exclusive linking established in the original PSD?
     
    Seattle Eric, May 24, 2005
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    Peadge Guest

    Mutually exclusive linking???? What is that??

    Peadge :-\
     
    Peadge, May 25, 2005
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    Tacit Guest

    Easiest way: link the layers together in the Layers palette, then use
    the Move tool to drag from the first document window to the second. All
    the linked layers will be moved.
     
    Tacit, May 25, 2005
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  7. Seattle Eric

    Seattle Eric Guest

    Well, one could always just temporarily link things together, but
    what if a bunch of links had already been established. (And i was
    thinking there MIGHT be some situations where things could be mutually
    exclusive, but maybe not.)

    Oh, and I guess you could make a NULL LAYER, like a null in 3d apps,
    and just link everything to that too.

    BTAIMay, making/dragging a Layer Set seems the cleanest way.

    THANKS EVERYBODY!!!
     
    Seattle Eric, May 25, 2005
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