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?

2 Answers 2


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
  • 3
    I wasn't aware of n.2! Nice!
    – Yisela
    Nov 24, 2014 at 10:18
  • 1
    cool!! ... I can fight the giants :)
    – hsawires
    Nov 24, 2014 at 10:22
  • 1
    also not aware of N.2. Supergood!
    – pute
    Nov 24, 2014 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.


Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

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