PS CS6 How to drag a layer into another PSD file at-size?

I have a file A that had been previously cropped  with DELETE CROPPED PIXELS UNCHECKED
When i drag a layer from file A (where the layer "appears" correctly sized),
the resulting layer in file B has the original pre-cropped size (i.e., the cropped pixels "reappear")

how can i set a mode for DRAG LAYER  (or otherwise achieve) to be the cropped-size (=  IMAGE SIZE )  from file A
and not have it "restore" the cropped off pixels on the edges?
i'd rather not re crop all the "A" files with DELETE CROPPED PIXELS.
willsherwoodAsked:
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David BruggeCommented:
Perhaps the easiest method would be to make a temporary duplicate of file A and do a hard crop eliminating outside pixels. Then use THAT copy to drag to file B.
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willsherwoodAuthor Commented:
there are unfortunately lots of files involved.
i have just found that  select-all  +  image>crop   does the trick
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David BruggeCommented:
> select-all  +  image>crop

I didn't suggest this because in my own work experience, I always save when I am not supposed to, overwriting my origional. Of course it only happens in the instances where I didn't save a backup.

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