Photoshop: Can you use Puppet Warp with a pixel selection on a Smart Object layer?

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i want to ask avery technical point. please answer this..
puppet warp works on every selection even quick tool selection
but puppet warp will not work when we apply it on same selection after converting to smart object
technical point is puppet warp work on smart object but not on a part or selection made on smart object
on the same way it work on selection of simple layer
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Although you can create selections based on Smart Object content, you cannot make pixel level (selections) edits of any sort. This includes, but is not limited to, transforms (like the puppet warp) and adjustments (levels, curves, hue/sat). For such editing, you much either work on the Smart Object content or a copy of the layer.

About Smart Objects: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/photoshop...
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thanx for reply i got ur answer
but can u further explain
1.but is not limited to, transforms (like the puppet warp)
2.For such editing, you much either work on the Smart Object content or a copy of the layer.
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1. Puppet Warp is a type of transform, and it cannot be performed on Smart Objects. Some transforms are not the only limitation.

2. If you want to use the Puppet Warp on the content of a Smart Object, you will either have to open the Smart Object (Layer>Smart Objects>Edit Content). Or you can duplicate the Smart Object layer (Ctrl+J, Command+J) and rasterize the layer (Layer>Smart Objects>Rasterize), which turns it into a pixel based layer, not an embedded object. If you choose the first of these two options, these modifications will not apply to the original file from which the Smart Object was created, only embedded copy.