2 Replies Latest reply on Mar 7, 2018 4:30 PM by Nancy OShea

    Fitting Subject Into Guide Lines


      Does anyone know how, or if possible, to fit a subject perfectly into pre-made guidelines in Photoshop?


      My images are 12 inches wide and I need a 1in buffer between the "object" and the edge of the canvas.


      I can do this manually, but when I'm working with 100's of images a month production is hindered. Does anyone know of an automate way to accomplish this?


      I have attached the image of the sofa I need to fit within the guide marks. The left and right arms of the sofa should fit within the left and right lines.




      Screen Shot 2018-03-07 at 2.09.04 PM.png

        • 1. Re: Fitting Subject Into Guide Lines
          JohanEl54 Adobe Community Professional

          If I understand you correctly, you now manually resize the image to 10 inch wide so it fits the 12 inch canvas with a 1 inch border? If so, maybe you can turn it around. Resize the image to 10 inch wide, then add 1 inch to both sides of the canvas (and whatever is correct for the top and the bottom). You could record this in an action, so that it can be done with a single mouse click.

          • 2. Re: Fitting Subject Into Guide Lines
            Nancy OShea Adobe Community Professional & MVP

            Ctrl (win) or Cmd (mac) +T to transform sofa layer.

            Hold Shift+Alt while you drag handles & re-scale sofa to maintain its aspect ratio.  


            Note the horizontal and vertical scale.   Unless your images are all exactly the same height & width, I don't see how an Action will help you much.