Photoshop: "Warp Text" feature repurposed for use on rasterized layers.

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I would very much like to see a feature that can easily simulate the built-in text distortion effects (Arch, Flag, Rise, Fisheye, etc.) on rasterized layers. This would come in very handy for "text distorting" logo text that you don't have the font(s) for and would also be useful for creative image distortions.
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Chris Cox

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That has been available in Photoshop for many years, it's the warp mode in the free transform tool.
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Michael Arentz

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Yes. The "warp" transformation tool can be used for that purpose, however it's a very manual process. It requires that you grab individual handles and move them around to your content. It's not very precise, nor does it allow you to shift-click points and move them together. It doesn't even let you hold shift to constrain the directions you're pulling them in. I'm looking for a feature to be added, that will function exactly the way the text feature does. This would bring up a dialog box with the various warp options and all you'd have to do is drag a slider to precisely arch the object, etc.
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It has the exact same presets as the text warp. Look on the options bar.
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Would ya look at that... Thanks, Chris! :D