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In Photoshop, I accidentally turned on something that shows the resize controls every time I select a layer and I can't figure out how to turn it off. It goes away when I deselect View > Extras but that also hides my guides.

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When you find out, let me know how to turn them on. lol. – Fosco Jul 14 '10 at 14:12
What do you mean by resizing controls? What environment are you working in... Windows, Mac, ...? What version of Photoshop are you using... CS3, CS4, CS5? – Hristo Jul 14 '10 at 14:15
I am on a Mac using CS4. They are like the free transform controls and when you try to resize or move the origin, free transform is engaged. I keep moving the origin by accident and they are very distracting. – David Beck Jul 14 '10 at 14:46
So when you click on different layers, the free transform turns on? – Hristo Jul 14 '10 at 14:52
Sort of. The resize controls (including change origin, rotate etc.) appear on the selected layer and when you click on a control free transform is activated. – David Beck Jul 14 '10 at 17:53
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Click on the move tool. On top, in the options bar, de-select the "Show Transform Controls" option.

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You are my hero. – David Beck Jul 15 '10 at 19:52

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