December 29th, 2003, 11:55 PM
Won't stop creating new layers when pasting...
'Ello everyone. I'm an amature graphic maker, kinda new to photoshop, and I was wondering what I did to make this do what it's doing...
Everytime I open a new file, and try to paste something onto it from another file, it creates a new layer. It didn't do this before, and I'm not sure how to stop it...It's quite annoying Hehe. Anyone know how I can prevent it from automatically creating new layers everytime I paste something?
December 30th, 2003, 01:01 AM
actually i think it always does that...
unless you copy the image first and then open a new window...it will automatically set the size to that of whatever is on the clipboard..
sorry this prolly wasnt what you were looking for..
good lucky and rock on!!
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December 30th, 2003, 02:08 AM
Nope nope, I swear it didn't do that before.
It does do that other thing, though...But, that's not a problem ^^;; Hehe.
Gah, anyone know what the problem is?
December 30th, 2003, 06:04 AM
Actually as far as I'm aware for the past few versions at least pasting something will always create a new later. I would consider it rather a handy feature rather than a problem...and unfortunately I can't really help you with fixing that.
All I can really suggest is start getting used to using ctrl+e (merge down)...its a simple move of the finger if you're using ctrl+v to paste anyway. All I can really suggest. If you do it quick enough I'm sure you can create the illusion of pasting it into the same layer
December 30th, 2003, 12:21 PM
I bet your image was a gif image. Because if its a gif image, it will not create new layers, unless you swap it back to a RGB Color version.
Please do learn how to work with layers since it is a magnificent tool. If you do something on a layer you do not like, you can always delete that layer or work with it till it meets your idea. You do not have that ability in a gif mode of course. Consider it.
Also remember that you can always Merge down, merge visible or flatten image at any given rasterized time.