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I want to duplicate a layer in Photoshop, but I don't want the word 'copy' to automatically be added behind the layer name.

Is there a way to turn this behaviour off?

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Adobe forums holds some different approaches, although there isn't a formalized solution built into Photoshop.

The common solution is to duplicate so that you get the naming dialog, where you name the layer as you duplicate it.

Here is a link to a script extension that will remove this behavior.

Adobe Forums on this topic

Hope that helps.

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I was too new to add the other link to the adobe forums on this's – The Mirage Aug 10 '10 at 13:29
Should be good now ;) – BloodPhilia Aug 10 '10 at 13:36
Thanks! It helped. :) – Kriem Aug 10 '10 at 17:22

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