Photoshop – retrieve graphic from off screen / outside canvas

I’ve got some text somewhere outside of the canvas border but I can’t find it. Usually using move tool I can squiggle around until it peeks onto the canvas, but this time it must be WAY outside.

I’ve hacked my way around the problem with copy and paste, but is there a “correct” way to pull it back onto the canvas?


Highlight the Layer in the Layers Panel.

Choose Edit > Free Transform.

Now Choose View > Fit on Screen.

You will be zoomed out until the free transform handles are showing.. that is where the text is located.

It’s faster if you use shortcuts. On the Mac… Highlight text layer, Command/Ctrl + t, Command/Ctrl + 0. (That’s a zero)

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