Remove The Word “Copy” From Duplicated Layers February 8, 2017. Posted in: Tip Of The Day. After you duplicate a layer, the word “copy” is appended to the end of the layer name. If you don’t want Photoshop to do this, go to the Layer’s panel flyout menu, and choose “Panel Options…” , Then uncheck “Add ‘copy’ to Copied Layers and Groups“. « Previous Photoshop Tip: | Next 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.