Photoshop: Setting to create all new layers below

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Currently, all new layers are created from bottom to top.

Please add a global setting to reverse the order and make it go from top to bottom.

Ctrl+new layer icon click is not enough, there are lots of other types of layers and ways to create new layers.
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Alexander Tazh

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You can already do this with the Script Events Manager. Record an action that moves a layer below using the Cmd/Ctrl + [ keyboard shortcut.

Then use an event named "Create Layer" and Descriptive Label as "Mk  ,Lyr " (note the spaces are required):



Enable Events to run, Select the Create Layer Event and the Move Below action, Click (Add) and you should be good to go: