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Mon, Jun 30, 2014 10:03 AM

Photoshop CC: Move canvas anywhere on screen, in any mode (f)

Hello
I would like to have the behaviour that allow to move the canvas anywhere.
It is only available when i press on F, but then it makes my extra window disappear.
(By extra window, i mean that i work with a "window/arrange/new window for", which is a dezoomed version of my document.)

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3 years ago

Make sure "Overscroll" is enabled:

On Windows it's under Edit>Preferences>Tools... check "Overscroll" (fifth checkbox down)
On macOS it's under Photoshop> Preferences> Tools... check "Overscroll" (fifth checkbox down)

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6 years ago

Anyone?

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6 years ago

I really want to be able to move my window anywhere.....
I work with a reference image opened in photoshop in a corner of my screen and i paint on the other.
By defaut i cannot move my window around, so i press F to be able to do so but then my other window disappears.
Please respond.

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That doesn't make sense. If you have the documents in separate windows, then you can move and resize them however you like.

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http://i.imgur.com/aJVE4Ht.png

i have a window fully deployed, and my reference window on top.
So when i hit "f", the reference window disappears.

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Also i cannot move my canvas around with the hand tool in normal mode, only on this f mode.

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Yes, in full screen mode you are only going to see the active document. You must be in a windowed mode to use multiple documents.

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I see. Then i would find interesting to have floating windows stay above a main one in fullscreen mode, should i open a suggestion thread?

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3 years ago

Photoshopping is a mindless activity when you're good at it.  So I always watch a show in the background on my computer.  Unfortunately, that means I can't move my image around in Photoshop anymore.  If the box that shows options for text and paragraph is over the image, too bad.  If it's covered by other tool boxes, too bad.  If it's covered by the edge of the window, too bad.  I don't understand why the option to move the canvas is only available in full screen.  I'm a professional photographer who uses Photoshop every day and it's never in full screen.Other than that, I LOVE Photoshop.  I think y'all have done a great job.

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3 years ago

Go to photoshop preferences > Tools. From there, make sure overscroll is checked. this allows you to move the canvas freely regardless of what mode you are in. 
Hope that helps!

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thank you Jensen!

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RIGHT on the money Jensen. Thanks for the correct answer!

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This is it, thanks!

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That is what I have been looking for. So grateful <3 <3 <3

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Real G

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3 years ago

"Photoshop preferences"?? Where do I find that?? There is no such thing in photoshop cc. Do you mean under "Edit" or what?? If so, there is no checkbox in "Tools". So where do I find it??

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Click where it says "Photoshop CC" to the left of "File" drop down menu.