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33 Messages


780 Points

Mon, Jan 6, 2014 12:54 AM

Photoshop: Converting a vector shape stroke into a separate vector outline

Basically, Illustrator's "Expand" feature. It would split the layer into two new vector shapes—one for the fill, one for the stroke.

Vector strokes in Photoshop were already a great addition and are pretty flexible with their various options, however sometimes a little manual control is just needed.



3 Messages


126 Points

5 years ago

Yes this is really needed!!!

I need to be able to scale strokes of vector shapes proportionally! Or do any other manipulations to a stroke.

We need to go from this:
To this:
Many people have requested this:

I hate Illustrator's usability, I work with shapes in Photoshop, so it is really needed, please!

1 Message


60 Points

a year ago

Hi guys. There is a workaround using 'Offset Path' option in 'Object > Path > Offset path'. I know it's not ideal but does the trick in most cases.