I always enable the layer edges in Photoshop, since it disables after I close Photoshop.

View > Show > Layer Edges

Is there any way to let it always on?

  • Try setting it with no document open. Then close and relaunch the app. – Scott Nov 12 '19 at 19:37
  • That option is disabled with no document open. – Nicke Manarin Nov 12 '19 at 19:58

I'm not sure if you can somehow set it on by default, but you can use Script Events Manager to tell Photoshop to click the menu item every time a document is created or opened.

  1. First we need an action that'd enable the menu item (make sure you have any document opened for the option to be available). To create it navigate to Window > Actions, create a new Set or use any existing ones and click Create New Action button

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  2. Give it a name and in the flyout menu select Insert Menu Item.

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  3. Find the Layer Edges in the Photoshop menu, click it, it'll be added as a step to the action. Click Stop in the bottom of the panel to stop recording. The action will look like this:

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  4. Navigate to File > Scripts > Scripts Event Manager, enable the manager if it's disabled, in the bottom select your Action, in the events menu select New Document and click Add. Then repeat for Open Document event.

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That's it. Every time you open a document or create a new one this action that selects a menu item will be called.

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