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I would like to know how to center a part of object to the center of the screen in Photoshop.

Here is an example photo - cell phone with antenna: enter image description here

The cellphone and it's antenna is selected as one object and it's in custom layer. Now I would like to align the cell phone's body (without antenna) to the center of the image.

Is it possible to do this somehow in Photoshop?

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There is almost certainly a better way than this, but since I don't have Photoshop in front of me, the first thing that comes to mind is to make a duplicate layer that has only the cellphone body. Align that to the center and then position the original layer in the same position. I will update my answer when I get home and have a chance to look for a more direct approach.

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Thanks for the info! Is there some function to automatically set layer's position to the same position as another layer (same X,Y)? Or do I have to move the layer manually to see where they "cross"? –  Joudicek Jouda Sep 15 '13 at 11:21
    
@JoudicekJouda - unfortunately it would be manual since the layers aren't the same size, so the x/y position won't be the same. I also wasn't able to figure out an easier way to do it after taking a look. There might still be one, but I couldn't figure it out if there is. –  AJ Henderson Sep 15 '13 at 18:31

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