There are many reasons to resize layers.
In Adobe Photoshop, it’s easy to alter the size of an individual image layer without affecting the overall image size. This functionality has all kinds of applications in graphic design and photo editing.
Is there another way to change a layer’s size?
When you’re done, press Enter or select the checkmark to the right of the menu bar.
Other tips for using layers.
Learn shortcuts and best practices that make working with layers a breeze.
Press Ctrl+T on Windows or Command+T on Mac to instantly access the Free Transform tool and bring up the sizing handles so you can adjust the size of your layer.
When you’re working on a project with multiple layers, you can rename them to make it easier to identify the one you want to resize. Just double-click the layer name to modify it.