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Photoshop Tip: Quick duplicates

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
December 28, 2012

The fastest way to duplicate an object in Photoshop…

Quickly duplicate

Duplicate objects in a photo by selecting them with the Quick Selection tool and pressing Cmd/Ctrl+J.

This places the object on its own layer. which can be moved and repositioned using the Free Transform tools (Cmd/Ctrl+T for its shortcut).

  • Robin

    ‘must be doing something wrong — tried according to instructions and nothing happened???

  • Eve Parry

    The first part works for me, but once the selection is done the Cmd/Ctrl+J. does nothing