Moving an object.

by Kathy
(Hemet, CA)

After saving a file and reopening it - any time I resize or move the object on that layer the transparent part turns to white. Why?

A: Hey Kathy,
Can you please use the "Click here to add your own comments" link below and provide more details.

Is the file you reopen saved as Photoshop format (PSD) or some other format before you reopen it?

Is there more than one Layer in the Layers Panel? If so, is there a Layer called Background at the bottom of the Layers Panel?

When you resize the photo do you use Free Transform or the Resize Image dialog box?

When you move the Layer do you just use the Move tool or do you use Free Transform?

That info will help me to try and figure out what's going on. If you're not sure how to answer any of the questions don't worry about it. Just provide as much detail as you can.


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Same problem as Kathy
by: Anonymous

File has been saved as psd. I am only using the move tool and when I select the green check mark to say OK, the background of the image I moved turns white. What did I do? How can I fix it?

Reply from Rick:


I was unable to replicate the problem. You provided good information but here's a couple more questions if you don't mind:

What version of Elements are you using?

Is there more than one Layer in the Layers Panel? If so, is there a Layer called Background at the bottom of the Layers Panel?

I assume the object you are moving is on a transparent layer and you are using Free Transform to move it. Is that correct?

Let's get this figured out! :)

Moving an object
by: Joanne

Hi Rick..I am having the exact same problem. I am using Elements 7, the file was saved as a psd, and the bottom layer is locked. I just can't move anything without the transparent part turning white.

Same problem here
by: Melissa

I am having the exact same problem, with PSE 7.

Selected layer turns white
by: Richard

I am having the same problem with the layer turning white.

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