Photoshop: Ability to select which Artboards to import a PSD with multiple Artboards

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When I import a PSD file with multiple artboards in it, to an antoher PSD, every artboards are included. I think it would be great if we can select which artboard to import, like when we import a AI file in a PSD.
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Kiewd

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Max Johnson, Champion

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Depending on what you mean by "import" you might instead use "Duplicate Layer"...

Open BOTH psds.
Select the artboard you want to "import" from the layers panel.
rt-click->Duplicate Layers...
In the dialog, you have the option to select your other document.
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By "import" I mean using the "Place Linked..." function.

With this method (duplicate...), I can select which artboard I want but then all the layers are included in the second PSD.

The result I was thinking is to use "Place Linked", select the first PSD, then select which artboard of it I want and finally have the artboard in the second PSD like a linked smart object. And if I update the first PSD, it's automatically updated.

As I said, it's exactly the same process as when we import a AI file in a PSD.
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@Kiewd People have been asking this feature since long back. But Adobe seems to care less about their frustration.