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I would like to be able to select a layer, and see the width/height of the selected layer in Photoshop CS5. I'm sure there's an easy way to do this, but for the life of me, I can't find it. I've tried putting it into transform mode, but it just shows 100% to let me adjust it percentagewise.

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If you Ctrl-click (Cmd-click in OS X) a layer in the Layers window, it will select the visible pixels in this layer.

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Then, check your Information (INFO) window. As always, the width and height of the current selection will be displayed.

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To change the units, use the tiny little button on the top right in the info window and navigate to "Palette Options" – Sudhakar R Jul 17 '13 at 2:06
To get the position (x,y) of the layer, see… – ıɾuǝʞ Feb 17 '14 at 13:53

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