Photoshop: Ability to place multiple documents from File > Place Linked/Place Embedded

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Dear,How can i place a batch of linked files into photoshop so i have immediatelly all my pictures on seperate layers and can use the function "place linked file" but only 1 file at a time and not a complete folder or a selection of files.Thank you for helping.Best regards,Tommy
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Tommy Somers

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siegfried schreurs

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Try the following...

Drag the files from the finder to the photoshop document while holding down the 'alt'-key.
Seems to works fine.
(checked on a Mac)


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Shavcat Sharipov

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Thanks a lot, Siegfried! Super useful trick
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Fabian Schnuer Gohde

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The trick is useful but it would still be nice for this to also work via File>Place Linked.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Converted this to an Idea