Copy Layer To New Photoshop Document

It used to be that if one isolated a part of a file and copied it with Cmd+C (I am on a Mac) and then Cmd+N, then the new document would be the size of the part one had isolated. And then one could paste in the part one had isolated and it would fit exactly, Not any more – instead the new document is, well I don’t know what it is, but it is not the correct size.

Jain Lemos, a Photoshop professional in the Adobe community forums provides the answer:

Please try checking Use Legacy “New Document” Interface in Preferences on the General tab.