Benefits of Smart Objects

Using Smart Objects offers many benefits over using regular layers. The primary benefit is the greatly enhanced control and flexibility they offer. Before Smart Objects, even a simple thing like resizing a graphic was always a potential problem. Here is quick example:

1. Here’s a basic logo created in Photoshop. If you keep it at the original size, it looks great. (Figure 4.1).

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Figure 4.1 Scaling a logo such as this can create problems.

2. If you scale down the size, the quality looks acceptable (Figure 4.2).

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