Use the Move Tool to See the Distance Between Two Objects in Photoshop April 7, 2017. Posted in: Tip Of The Day. To see the distance of two objects in Photoshop, select one layer, then select the Move tool. Hold Ctrl (Mac: Command) while then hover over the layers to see the Smart Guides that will reveal the distance between the layers. The Photoshop Training Channel Follow PTC on Facebook! « Previous Photoshop Tip: | Get The Tip of The Day in Your Inbox! Sign-up for the PTC Newsletter to receive a weekly re-cap of the Tips of The Day. That way you'll never miss a tip. You'll also get instant access to the Subscriber Only Tutorials! Enter your email below to sign up! Your Email Address: You Can Also Get Daily Tips On Your Feed! Every Photoshop Tip of The Day is posted in our Facebook & Google Plus, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest pages.