Shrinking down a smart object causes drastic sharpening

When I have a large smart object, and then shrink it down, I often get some extreme sharpening. And while I understand that shrinking down an image may require some sharpening, photoshop can go a little overboard.

Here, for example, is a large 1:1 smart object on the right and the result when shrunk down on the left.

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It also happens in Save For Web output:

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How can I control this sharpening and still maintain the Smart Object link?


The problem is:
Bicubic resampling.

I think you need nearest neighbor resampling
(In the save for the web window you can select it under “Quality”)
For more information:

For smart objects there is no resampling option 🙁 :

Source : Link , Question Author : Alex Wayne , Answer Author : Martijn

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