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Reassemble a torn photo

Community Beginner ,
Oct 02, 2020 Oct 02, 2020

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I once used PS Elements to automatically reassemble a photo that had been torn into five pieces.  I scanned the pieces on a red background then used "Divide Scanned Photos" to separate the torn pieces into five separate files.  I don't remember the next step(s) or the PSE version I used but the five files were automatically assembled into one file.  The result wasn't perfect but it was close and was ready for restoration.

I have many back versions of PSE in case the feature is not in the current versions but I don't know were to look.  I've lookde at PSE14 and PSE9 hoping to jog my memory but I'm not having any luck. Have you used such a feature in the past or better, is this feature hidden somewhere in PSE2020?

Thanks,

John

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Adobe Community Professional , Oct 02, 2020 Oct 02, 2020
If photomerge in pse 2020 doesn't work, then in pse 9 go to File>New>Photomerge Panorama>Interactive Layout. In the dialog that follows you can reassemble the image and the result will be in layers in photoshop elements.

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Community Beginner , Oct 06, 2020 Oct 06, 2020
My thanks to all who responded. Jeff Arola it was your screen shots of PSE 9 that brought it home for me.  I haven't tried Photomerge in PSE2020 yet but I will.  I want to refamiliarize myself with what is actually happening in PSE 9 first.  I do remember layers being involved in the solution from years ago.Thanks,JohnP.S.  It's not clear how or if I need to mark your answer as "Correct Answer".  Please advise. jg

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Adobe Community Professional , Oct 06, 2020 Oct 06, 2020
As a moderator, I can mark Jeff's answer as correct if you wish.

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If photomerge in pse 2020 doesn't work, then in pse 9 go to File>New>Photomerge Panorama>Interactive Layout. In the dialog that follows you can reassemble the image and the result will be in layers in photoshop elements.

 

 

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My thanks to all who responded. Jeff Arola it was your screen shots of PSE 9 that brought it home for me.  I haven't tried Photomerge in PSE2020 yet but I will.  I want to refamiliarize myself with what is actually happening in PSE 9 first.  I do remember layers being involved in the solution from years ago.

Thanks,

John

P.S.  It's not clear how or if I need to mark your answer as "Correct Answer".  Please advise. jg

 

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As a moderator, I can mark Jeff's answer as correct if you wish.

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