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Looks like your move tool is in 'Move selection' mode. Check the Move setting in the tool options (this image is from the docs and shows Move layer mode): The Alt key toggles to the 'Move selection' mode (Ctrl does the same for 'Move path'), and is supposed to switch back to 'Move layer' once you let go of the key. If you manage to steal the input focus ...


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Make sure you have auto-select disabled. This causes the program to select whatever item you click on instead of the element you have selected in your layer overview.


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Layer masks are located under the channels tab. Copy the contents of your layer by selecting it then pressing Ctrl+A to select all followed by Ctrl+C to copy. Select the layer that you want to mask and create a new mask by clicking the "add layer mask" icon at the bottom of the layers panel. Go to channels tab (at the top of the layers panel), and select ...


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If you use Photoshop CC, just click on the clip button at the bottom of the adjustment popup. This will clip the adjustment layer to the layer below it, which means your adjustment will only affect that layer. You can have your adjustment affect more than one layer by grouping the layers, then clip the adjustment layer to the group. Likewise, the adjustment ...


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My answer is very much like the previous answer. I still provide it because the above did not directly lead to success. So you have two files: file1.jpeg and file2.jpeg. They can be different formats than jpeg, and they do not need both to have the same format. So file2.png would be fine too. As a matter of background you can think of the Gimp image as a ...


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To change the font style of all text layers, you can filter all Type Layers with Layer Filtering option (CS6+). You find it on the top of the Layers panel - [T] icon. Than just select all Layers that left in Layers panel and change font as you wish. Don't forget to turn off filtering when you're done - click on the red toggle button next to filters.


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If you want to resize the contents as well (layers, paths...) see Image>Scale image. If you want to just reduce the canvas size, see Image>Canvas size. If you have a 16x16 layer in the middle of large canvas, Image>Fit canvas to layers can also be a solution.


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Copy&paste is the wrong approach to copy layers from one image to another - this will only transfer the layer content, and as you have discovered that isn't the same as a layer or group of layers. Instead, drag the layer or layer group from the layers dialog of the source image to an image window of the target image. This will keep them intact, ...


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You can (from 2.8 on) make use of layer groups to get most of the functionality you might want: http://docs.gimp.org/en/gimp-layer-groups.html From the GIMP docs: You can create a layer group either by Clicking on the Create a new layer group button at the bottom of the layer dialog (looks like a folder icon) Through Layer → New Layer Group, or Through ...


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Select the object. Open the panel menu of the Layers panel: Click Locate Object:


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I see that those answers are a bit old. This instructions are for Gimp 2.10. Once you have created your layer, right click on it. Choose Edit Layer Atribute. Then a dialog appears Alter the offset values to the position you want your layer on the background image.


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There is another easier (imo) way to do this. Create a new layer mask for the layer you wish to apply the mask to. Click on the mask in the layer panel, then go to image > apply image. This allows you many options, including adding layers from any open document, controlling opacity, blending modes, channels, etc. In this case, if you already have your ...


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Hit Cmd + T to get the transform controls. The control bar up at the top will have the x and y values.


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Transform Each 2.1 script For preservation, here's the code: [KAM] Transform Each 2.1.jsx: @JSXBIN@ES@2.0@MyBbyBnAEM2hRBbyBn0ABa2hSBb2hTBn0AEJ2hTBnAEjzRjNjBjLjFiBjDjUjJjWj FiCjZiJjOjEjFjYBfRCARBQzACfVzOjTjFjMjFjDjUjFjEiMjBjZjFjSjTDfBVzBjJEfAfFcfffJ2hV BnAEXzGjSjFjTjJjajFFfXzLjBjDjUjJjWjFiMjBjZjFjSGfXzOjBjDjUjJjWjFiEjPjDjVjNjFjOjU ...


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Save the original image with the layer group as an xcf. In the new image, and open the original as layers (File > Open as Layers). This will add all of the layers from the original image. You'll need to delete the layers from the new image that you don't want. Unfortunately you can't pick/choose what layers you import. But as long as this is only a one-...


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To bulk-select objects on different layers using the layers palette (from CS6 on, previous versions worked), there's this work around. ithaca.andy - Instead of trying to select the layers, click and hold the "lock" icon while sliding from the first layer to the last layer you want to select.Once you've locked the layers, press Ctrl+Alt+2 to unlock the ...


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You can use scissors to cut part of the circle. Draw circle, select Edit mode, add two points, press Enter. Part between these two point we can delete later. Select Layer -> Paths -> Scissors Hover over part of the circle you want to delete, it will be dashed Cut it by left mouse click.


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You can just drag the layer from one project to another, just open the two projects and go to Window, Arrange and 2up Vertical and highlight the layer you want to copy and just drag it across


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Starting from version CS6 you can animate the size of layers in photoshop. Just convert the layer to smart object, and position property will change to transform.


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Not exactly, but... ... there is a way to achieve the effect you describe. Apparently you can change the scaling mode for smart objects, but it's a global setting that takes effect for newly created Smart Objects: Preferences > General > Image Interpolation. So the procedure is like this: Open your background image Set Preferences > General > Image ...


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Select all layers by Pressing Ctrl + Alt + A, and then with the layers selected go to Layer>Hide layers and then Layer>Show layers. Hope this helps!


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Let me suggest a solution with a slightly better workflow. Recognize that the same shape repeats several times so let us first make that one shape. So: Create a circle. Rotate circle by 360/8° from a corner point (Alt+LMB click). (replace 8 with any amount of petals you want) Image 1: Rotate one copy Use shape builder or pathfinder to carve out the one ...


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No this is not possible. To be entirely sure I went through every option that the layer has. A workaround might be setting up guides with the size you want the pixels to be and then using the Pencil tool to fill them.


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No. I'd approach it one of these two ways: Use a multiplier for your pixel brush size, and just use nearest neighbour interpolation to resize your image to the correct size without deforming it. (let's say you had to blow up your pixel art 10x, just use a 10px square brush). You can always have a second view zoommed out to simulate the final size. ...


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I don't think there's a way to do this in CC. Not exactly what you are looking for, but you can show the coordinates for your cursor: Go to Edit > Preferences Select Units & Rulers and set Units > Rulers to 'Pixels'. Click 'OK'. Go to the Window menu and click Info. You will be able to see your mouse position in the Info panel. You can also ...


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You can use the python-fu console for that - go to filters->python->console. At the prompt, the first thing you need is to retrieve a reference to your image of interst. For example, typing img = gimp.image_list()[0] <enter> will store the reference to the most recently open image in the name img. If there is only one image open, that will be ...


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Highlight the top layer you wish to break up, the... In the Layers Panel Menu ... Choose Release to Layers (Sequence) or Release to Layers (Build). These will generate a layer for every object on the highlighted layer. The difference between the two menu items is the stacking order of the newly created layers. Sequence creates layers from the bottom up, ...


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You can easily achieve this by using a mask on the second layer that is the same shape as the first layer like so: Ctrl + Click on the first layer to select it's contents Click on the second layer then click the bottom Add layer mask button Click on the mask and hit Ctrl+i The way these masks work is that it hides the parts of the layer that you don't want ...


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Use Paste-in-Place, Layer via Copy or Alt Drag Use: Copy in Place: Ctrl+Shift+V Or Layer via Copy Ctrl+J *Both do the same thing with layers. Copy Mask Also, when copying one layer mask on to a new layer. Hold down Alt and drag to the new layer.


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I. Normally, a drawing program will send the data to a printer as you expected in this case. The printer will not care about the blue rectangle below the triangle. II. A printer does not have "access to the layers" because the drawing program sends only the result the user is expecting, regardless of if you have a ton of layers below. The program ...


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