Duplicating layers in Photoshop

Duplicate Layer with Marek Mularczyk - Sai TrainingA quick tip for you, today. We’ll talk about duplicating layers in Photoshop.

There are a number of ways to duplicate a layer in Photoshop, so let’s try to cover as many as we can.

To start with, you can drag a layer onto a Create New Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers panel. But there are many more ways of doing it.

If you like using menu, then:

  • Layer > Duplicate Layer…  or
  • Layer > New > Layer via Copy

Or you could use the Layers panel menu and choose Duplicate… as shown below:

Duplicate Layers with Marek Mularczyk

If you like using keyboard shortcuts (like I do), you can press Ctrl+J on Windows or Cmd+J on Mac.

And, you can also right-click on the layer and choose Duplicate Layer…

I hope it helps. If you have thoughts on that, let me know by posting a comment.

Have a great day and see you tomorrow!

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