Place as Smart Object

This command creates an editable smart object from any image file on your computer.

  1. Open the "Layers" dialog.
  2. In the Commands list, double-click the "Place as Smart Object" command.
  3. In the dialog box that opens, choose the smart object source file. It may be a layered PSD, JPEG, RAW, or even PDF file.

    The imported smart object appears in the Layers palette under the source file's name. The screenshot shows a document after placing "Text Source.psd" file, containing a single text layer.

  4. If necessary, adjust the smart object's size and position.

    NB To edit the smart object's contents, you use the Edit Smart Object command.


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Placing PSD file with type layer as smart objecy