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Photoshop: When layers/groups with blend modes are converted to Smart Object, please keep the blending mode

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"When layers/groups with blend modes are converted to Smart Object, please
keep the blending mode!"

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In Photoshop CS5, when you convert a single layer or a single group to a Smart Object the blend mode is retained (with the exception of "Pass Through" for groups).

"Pass Through" and converting multiple layers to a Smart Object isn't possible because a Smart Object gets blended with the other layers as a single layer. See this topic for more info.