I want to cut a specific part of an image, then paste it in another image in the same coordinates I cut it from. So, if I cut it and it was in (100, 112) then I paste it in (100, 112) in the other Image, not in the center.

How can I do this?


In Photoshop you can do that in several methods

  1. Copy the desired part of the image and click CTLR+C, and in the other file, click CTRL+SHIFT+V or
  2. Select the part of your image you want to copy and drag it to the new file while holding CTRL+SHIFT+ALT; it will paste the selected area in the same place or
  3. After copying your part of the image, paste it by Edit > Paste Special > Paste in Place
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    I wasn't aware of n.2! Nice! – Yisela Nov 24 '14 at 10:18
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    cool!! ... I can fight the giants :) – hsawires Nov 24 '14 at 10:22
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    also not aware of N.2. Supergood! – pute Nov 24 '14 at 10:30

Also, if you have whatever you want to duplicate in a separate layer, you can right click that layer in the "Layers" list and choose "Duplicate Layer..." then choose in the "Destination" drop down - "New" and it will open a new empty document with only that layer in that same position.

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