I am new at this... Here goes...
I have two tabs open: the first one the "parent file" and the second one the "smart object" from a layer of the "parent file". I accidentally "unsmart" the object on the "parent file" and close both tabs...
Question: Is there a way to recover a closed smart object in photoshop? In photoshop directory?
Only from your backup file.
The Smart Object is fully contained within the file, it's not a separate linked file but fully embedded in the file.
If you saved after your "unsmart" move, then the SO became an ordinary layer—if I understand what you're describing.
Exactly how did you "unsmart" the SO?
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