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record action to copy editable text layers from one file to another?

smith385 (TechnicalUser) (OP)
4 Jun 07 15:29
Is there any way to copy an editable text layer from one .psd file into another .psd file and be able to record that action?

I am able to copy the text layer, but when I paste it into the other image file it is non-editable.

When I just drag the layer from one image to the other it does not record that action. It only records that I selected the next image.

Please advise.
blueark (TechnicalUser)
5 Jun 07 5:49
Have you tried the menu item 'Layer > Duplicate Layer...'

This gives you the option to duplicate the layer into another open document, or even into a new document. It should work with actions, and your text will remain editable.
smith385 (TechnicalUser) (OP)
5 Jun 07 12:47
Yea, I tried that, but it records the file that I'm duplicating it to. And then when I run the action it copies the editable layer over and over again into the same file instead of moving onto the other images in the same folder.
blueark (TechnicalUser)
5 Jun 07 13:06
Maybe you could explain exactly what you're trying to do. Are you trying to copy a text layer from one file to many others?

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