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As per title, is there a quick way to find the width and height of an artwork in a layer?

The way I am doing now is to use command + click on the layer that contains the shape/artwork, and find it from the info panel. Is there a quicker and better way?

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  • So you have already an one click method. Do you need a half-click method or something even more effective? A zero click way is to keep the transformation handles visible and see the size of the content of the current layer. It is visual only, no numbers.
    – user82991
    Mar 2, 2020 at 8:37
  • There's no native shortcut for the Select Pixels method, which you are doing with Cmd+Click, but you can still do that by either making an Action or record a script using the Scripting Listener Plugin. Scripts can have more versatile shortcuts. That could make it better. That said, if I only need the dimensions/distances in pixels, I use PixelSnap 2 for Mac. It's often more than enough for me. You just gotta make sure to be on 100% zoom when using it. You might find these useful too: ColorSnapper, Sip
    – Joonas
    Mar 2, 2020 at 9:02
  • Thanks @user287001 the method I described is acceptable in scenario where there is only 1 artwork in a layer. In cases where there are more than one artwork in a single layer the method is not efficient. Mar 2, 2020 at 9:11
  • @Joonas Thanks. I was hoping if there is any setting that just allow a hover or click on the artwork and it will show the width and height. Mar 2, 2020 at 9:13
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    Jalene, PixelSnap 2 is amazing. You should totally check it out. The video on their website is pretty informative.
    – Joonas
    Mar 2, 2020 at 9:48

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For raster layers you can use the Properties panel: layer dimensions and position are displayed on it:

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For Shape layers I think Cmd+Click is the fastest way.

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