New layer from selection

What features would you like to see in Pixelmator?
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2019-02-10 19:44:42

Right clicking the Layer the user is working from the Layer HUD and selecting New Layer will create one just above it, I would like to recommend a hidden feature while holding the "alt" key to change "New Layer" to "New Layer from selection" and basically c&p the selection into a new window, in place.

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2019-02-11 08:22:09

The Duplicate command actually does this — Shift-Command-D is its keyboard shortcut, though you can also find it in the Edit menu.

Hope you find that useful!
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2019-02-11 14:47:18

Thank you, the keyboard shortcut does.

However, the right-click menu option does not.
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2019-02-11 15:15:22

Noted, that would be a feature request for a future update — I've made a note of it!