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How to convert pen-shape path to a working path?


Question

How do I convert a shape path to a working path in Photoshop CS5?

How I have tried: I have searched through the tools in the program and search through forums and the Adobe help site on the web.

2015/12/04
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12/4/2015 9:24:00 PM

Select the shape path by using the Path Selection tool Path Selection Tool

Once selected, copy the path with Ctrl/Cmd-C.

You've now copied a path. Pasting this onto a shape layer will turn it back into a "shape", but pasting into a non-shape layer will just leave you with a path.

2014/01/03
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1/3/2014 6:26:00 PM