Photosthop: Keeping the same label for new layers via cut/copy

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It would be nice to keep the same layer label on a new layer via cut/copy.

Example: If the original layer is "base layer" the new layer via cut/copy it's called "base layer 1"

Doing massive 3d renders editing having to manually label every single layer is really time consuming...   =/
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Rafael Mello

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Posted 10 months ago

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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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I might not quite understand. 

Why do you copy and not use Layer > New > Layer Via Copy (cmd-J)? 
That way the resulting Layer would either be named »... copy X« or have the same name as the original Layer, depending on the Layer Panel’s Panel Options settings. 
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Hi Christoph! Thanks for your reply.

Actually it works only when you use copy (Cmd J) but when you use new layer via cut (Cmd + Shift + J) it starts labeling as "layer 1"...   
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Sorry, I had apparently not quite understood your original post. 

If the task is a frequent one for you you might want into look into a Scripting solution for »Layer Via Cut« with immediate renaming/numbering. 
https://forums.adobe.com/community/photoshop/photoshop_scripting/content