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Photoshop Smart Object

Updated on December 7, 2015

Photoshop Smart Object

Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image's source content with all its original characteristics, enabling you to perform nondestructive editing to the layer.

You can create Smart objects using several methods: by using the Open As Smart Object command; placing a file, pasting data from Illustrator; or converting one or more Photoshop layers to Smart Objects.

With Smart Objects, you can:

- Perform nondestructive transforms. You can scale, rotate, skew, distort, perspective transform, or warp a layer without losing original image data or quality because the transforms don't affect the original data.

- Work with vector data, such as vector artwork from Illustrator, that otherwise would be rasterized in Photoshop.

- Perform nondestructive filtering. You can edit filters applied to Smart Objects at any time.

- Edit one Smart Object and automatically update all its linked instances.

- Apply a layer mask that's either linked or unlinked to the Smart Object layer

You can't perform operations that alter pixel data-such as painting, dodging, burning, or cloning-directly to a Smart Object layer, unless it is first converted into a regular layer, which will be rasterized. To perform operations that alter pixel data, you can edit the contents of a Smart Object, clone a new layer above the Smart Object layer, edit duplicates of the Smart Object, or create a new layer.

Smart Object Video Tutorial

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      FlashManElk 6 years ago

      smart tutorial.