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Fri, Jul 30, 2021 12:46 PM


Duplicating smart objects (and its applied properties) in a layer comp


For my Photoshop projects I use layer comps as much as I use everything else, it's a lifesaver. I have smart objects containing textfields which function as translations on a product photo. There are situations however where I need to duplicate a certain smart object and its selected layers inside that smart object (e.g. in case of a duo pack or a set of products). When duplicating a smart object I have to set up my layer comps again, because duplicating or copying an existing smart object doesn't retain its information. Is there any built-in feature in CC2021 that enables me to do is or shall I look into scripting?

Thank you!




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6 m ago

Layer Comps aren't dependent on Smart Objects, so you'll need to look into other solutions. Are you using Linked or Embedded SO's?