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kevs
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« on: October 16, 2012, 11:35:34 PM »
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Is CS5, how can one do a crop but keep the original crop there without have to dupe the file. thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2012, 12:07:41 AM »
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The only way that I know of doing anything similar to this is to open the image in ACR and crop.  When you save the cropped image as a psd file, check the "save cropped pixels" option.  When you open the cropped psd file into CS5, you can select Image>Reveal All.
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2012, 01:23:48 AM »
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In Cs5, the crop tool's options bar includes Cropped Area with choices of Delete or Hide.
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2012, 12:35:19 PM »
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thanks Bryan/ John.
The hide -- seems you need to dupe the layer to have it not greyed out.

But then, what?  I turned off the top layer, and the bottom layer still has the crop. How you you go back? Can it preserve the original image?
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2012, 12:52:37 PM »
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Yes, you need layers to produce the non destructive crop feature. Just double clicking on the bkgnd layer and making a non (layer 0) layer provides this option.

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