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Stock photo drag and drop not working

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I recall from some other thread that you can't open a stock photo as a new document by dragging the file from that panel. Oddly enough, you can drag and create a new file by opening your internet browser and drag whatever image you want into both an already existing file and as a new document file, which is at least a workaround. However, the panel should be changed to do the same, I agree.

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Frozen Death Knight is correct. I picked up on this when it was first introduce and I recall putting a few improvement suggestions forward. It would be nice to be able to start a new document by dragging in an image from the Stock Panel. I'll try and update you if I get any news on this :) 

 

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Quick work around. Set up a keyboard shortcut for "clip to canvas" (I use Ctrl+Shift+K). Then, when you want to open a stock photo, hit Ctrl+n for a new document (doesn't matter what size), drag the picture you want onto it, hit the "Clip to canvas" shortcut, and it resizes to the picture. It might sound a lot of trouble, but, once it's set up, it's really quick.

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On 6/14/2019 at 8:40 AM, Al S said:

Interesting, I watched this and I don't see anything different from drag and drop. That's why I thought it wasn't working properly. Maybe I missed something:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyB7IpJYJa0

 

I have identical results. Drag and drop does not work, unless I create a new document first.  

 

 

 

 


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In that tutorial, he had a document open, which showed the title of the tutorial video. He dragged onto it from the stock studio, giving a new layer that covered his old document.


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10 minutes ago, walt.farrell said:

In that tutorial, he had a document open, which showed the title of the tutorial video. He dragged onto it from the stock studio, giving a new layer that covered his old document.

Thank you.  Head between my legs.  A simple observation of his layers, clearly populated, unwarranted post, on my part.


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