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I have an image of size 100px x 100px and a bunch of smart objects of size 10px x 10px in it.

When I resize the image using Image > Image Size by 200% - all my vector objects and smart objects are resized just fine. But when I open the smart object for editing, I can see its size is still 10px x 10px. (should be 20px x 20px).

When I resize the smart object while editing it and hit save, it is 40px x 40px in size. So looks like Photoshop is still making it double sized (as I resized an entire image to have 200% in width / height).

Am I doing something wrong? Is there a better way how to resize an image with smart objects included?

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Smart object is a container. -- It's kinda like if you think of something like a video projector: The projected image is smart object and the original image is the smart object content. You can edit the projected image, but the original image stays just the way it was. If you however edit the original image, the projected image changes as well. -- I hope this makes sense :) –  Joonas Jun 23 '13 at 12:47
    
Yes, make sense now. Thanks a lot for a quick resp! –  palig Jun 24 '13 at 4:00
    
@Joonas -- should make that an answer. –  Scott Nov 20 '13 at 15:27
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Smart object is a container.

It's kinda like if you think of something like a video projector: The projected image is smart object and the original image is the smart object content. You can edit the projected image, but the original image stays just the way it was. If you however edit the original image, the projected image changes as well.

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