Take the 2-minute tour ×
Graphic Design Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for Graphic Design professionals, students, and enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I've been used to resize Smart Objects in Photoshop CS2 without loose information on the original size of the object.

In CS2 If I resize the object from 100% to 98% in width + height resize fields and I want to adjust it back to 100% it's simple because the fields keeps the resized percent.

Is it possible to set this option back again? Now in CS5 the width and height loose this information and go to 100%, why this has been removed? does exists some way to keep this option back?

share|improve this question

4 Answers 4

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Seems this might be a known issue, and a bug has been logged. Update Photoshop and see if it gets fixed. Or try the solution recommended on the last post of this thread: http://forums.adobe.com/message/3340696

share|improve this answer

What version of CS5 are you using? I am running 12.0.4 x64 and it still gives me the option to scale it back to the original. Maybe it's a bug in an earlier build.

share|improve this answer
    
I've been not very clear in my question, sorry, I'm using CS5.0 I can scale back the smart object, but when I want to scale it again it starts from 100% instead of 98% as I set it before, in the older versions, photoshop kept the resize, now it seems this has been removed, but why? It was useful, I'm sure it isn't a bug because I've noticed the same problem in CS4 too. –  vitto Jan 10 '12 at 16:44

I'm not seeing the issue here.

Are you fully updated to either Photoshop 15.0.4 or 15.1? "CS5.0" could mean you have either 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.2 or 15.0.4. It may be a bug in early 15 releases as Julian points out.

share|improve this answer
    
that's what i was thinking as well. –  Julian Baughman Jan 12 '12 at 18:41

I am working on a file that has a pre-scaled smart object in it. I figured out that if you select the smart object and keystroke "cmd + T" (Mac) or "crt + T" (windows), it will give you the pre scale size in the top bar. From there you can enter any size you wish and even go back to 100% with out losing any resolution quality. Hope this helps.

share|improve this answer
    
Which version of Photoshop do you use? Could it be that the bug is corrected there? Then your answer would not differ to the already given ... BTW: Welcome to GD.SE! –  Kurt Mar 27 at 17:42

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.