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How to Resize Layers in Photoshop Software

One of the powerful features of the popular Photoshop software is layers. This feature allows the user to easily manage their design and eliminate or modify parts without damaging the design.

photoshop layer design settings

An important issue with layers in Photoshop is to change the size of the layers. So below is how to go about the editing without having an error issues. 

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How to resize layers in Photoshop editing software 

To resize a layer in Photoshop, you need to do the following: 

resize layers in Photoshop
  1. First, select the layer you want from the Layers panel. (If the layers panel is not displayed for you, select the layers option from the windows menu.)
  2. Panel Tools Rectangular Marquee tool to select or press key M.
  3. Right-click on the layer shown on the page and select Free Transform.
  4. Now you can change the size of the selected layer by dragging or collapsing. But to maintain the aspect ratio of the layer, first move the mouse over one of the corners, then press the shift button.
  5. In the end, press the Inter button to finish the task of resizing the the layer

Resize layers using percentage

To do this, proceed to the third step of the previous procedure and then:

  1. In the top menu of the Photoshop page, enter the percentage for each of the fields of the width (width) and width (height).
  2. Make sure the link mark is also selected between the two fields. (Selecting this button will preserve the aspect ratio of the image.)
  3.  Resize layers using percentage

Resizing layers using percentage - photoshop

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