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John Hawkinson 5,572 posts
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CS6 crop without auto-aspect flipping?

Feb 10, 2013 5:47 PM

Is there a good fast way to use Photoshop CS6's crop tool to crop to a particular width/height without having to go through the Size and Resolution dropdown?

 

With the crop tool selected, if I punch "10" and "50" into the two boxes next to Unconstrained,  then Photoshop CS6 doesn't interpret this as 10pc wide by 50pc high. Instead, for a landscape-format photo it comes out as a 50x10 crop, and for a portrait image it comes out as 10x50.

 

Selecting "Size and Resolution" from the crop dropdown appears to solve this, but it is slower, since you have to dance through a modal dialog box. Is there a way to get the CS5-like behavior from the crop tool? Use Classic Mode does not appear to affect this.

 

Thanks!

 
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