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I am a Fireworks user new to Photoshop. In FW there is the very handy "fit to canvas" button in the properties panel at the bottom which when clicked snaps the image to the canvas by adjusting the canvas's size to be no larger than the image.

Is there such a tool in PS?

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The closest you'll get is the Trim… command in the Image menu.

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If the content is bigger than the canvas it's not working as Fireworks 'Fit to canvas' tool. Only when the content is smaller than the canvas it works fine. – Aw Qirui Guo Sep 29 '13 at 7:43
@AwQiruiGuo As I said, it's the closest you'll get. If it's something you need to do often, it's relatively straightforward to make a photoshop action to change the canvas size to something arbitrarily large so that the content is surrounded by blank space, then use the trim command. – ghoppe Sep 30 '13 at 15:09
@ghoppe : Actually, in an instance where the content is larger than the canvas, "Reveal All" is right there in the Image menu – no recording an action required. – MG_ Aug 16 '14 at 22:39
You could just increase the canvas size to anything that is bigger than your image, and then use trim. – Mark Buikema Jan 13 at 14:49

I'm using Photoshop CC 2014 at the moment and could simply achieve that by doing Image > Reveal All.

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This is the correct answer. – Rootical V. Jun 16 at 9:17
I know this is an old question/answer but I've been struggling with this forever and didn't know "Reveal All" existed. Thank you for teaching me something new! – Vicki Sep 2 at 0:53
  • use rectangular select (M) over the whole image
  • copy the image (Ctrl/Option+C)
  • File > New...
  • on Preset click Clipboard
  • then paste it there (Ctrl/Option+V)
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You could always simply crop close to the edges of your content. Zoom in to be more precise.

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Using menu command "File...Automate...Fit Image" is one option.

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you have to use crop , select the width and height of the image for the canvas , and the canvas will adjust for you

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go to your preferences (command K). check the box "resize image during place"

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In Photoshop its alt+i+r at the same time.

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