The Content-Aware Move tool (nested with the Spot Healing Brush tool [J] in the Toolbar) is quite clever and does three things at once. When you use the tool, it copies a selected area to a new location, blends it in, and then repairs the place from which it was taken. Content-Aware Move also has another hidden function. When you change its Mode from Move to Extend in the Options Bar, you can use it to stretch and elongate things such as buildings, poles, and other objects. In this Mode, it will not remove the original object from where you moved it.
This tip originally published in Colin Smith’s Photoshop Tips column, in the June, 2022 issue of Photoshop User magazine.
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