Photoshop: Layer Based Slices 1 pixel too large when using Drop Shadows

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  • Updated 6 years ago
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I've encountered a bug when using a Layer Based Slice and the Drop Shadow Layer Effect. See the image below:

For some reason, Photoshop insists on increasing the vertical and horizontal size of a Layer Based Slice by one pixel when using a drop shadow.

Is anyone else seeing the same bug?
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Salman Sajid

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Posted 6 years ago

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Yup. I can repro this behavior. Strange. If I merge the layer down into an empty layer to flatten the drop shadow layer style, the layer based slice snaps to the correct bounds. We'll investigate. Thanks. Cool find.
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Marc Edwards

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Definitely seeing the issue here as well. Seems easy to reproduce and consistent.
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Jeanne Rubbo, Employee

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I've logged this in our bug database. Thanks for finding this one.