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Thu, Mar 22, 2012 7:57 PM

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Photoshop CS6: Tearing a tab into its own window makes it impossible to move. (Win, Task Bar)

Tearing a tab into its own window makes it impossible to move. (I don't use tabs because they're too inflexible.) If I try to move a document, it snaps to a totally different spot. If I move it multiple times, it slowly migrates across the screen until it is impossible to work on at all. Turning off the tab setting altogether does not help this problem. In fact, at this rate, doing so would make getting anything done impossible.

Secondarily, it would also be nice if every new document window did not appear in my toolbar, because then I have to alt+tab through potentially 10 open documents each time I switch to Photoshop. Plus, it's really cluttered.

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9 years ago

Hi Scott,

No ETA on a fix at this time, but the workaround for now is the best option. Hopefully that'll work for you in the meantime.

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8 years ago

With the task bar located vertically on the left side of the screen and only on the left side of the screen does this bug occur.

Bring a new image into PS and it attaches itself to the top bar as it should. If you pull that image off the top bar and move it to another part of the screen it will stick as it should, but any subsequent attempts to move it are greeted with the window snapping back to the position it was in. Repeated tries push the image window further off the screen.

Again this happens only with the task bar located vertically on the left side of the screen. The fix at this point is of course to relocate the Taskbar.

good luck
Steve

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Windows task bar and Photoshop CS6 issue.

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8 years ago

I am using Windows 8 and have the similar problem but many other problems with it.

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60 Points

8 years ago

I'm using windows 7 (64bit) with taskbar horisontal, but on top.
I'm using mac-like bar in bottom and am not intended to move windows taskbar to the bottom. CS5 was absolutely ok.

can't work now, moving back to CS5 until this bug will be fixed.

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8 years ago

Typical official response -- auto hide the task bar. Hmmm. Maybe I want to see the task bar, and instead, I want you to fix it so Photoshop doesn't clutter up my task bar with unnecessary duplicate representations of itself.

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No, the auto-hide was the previous workaround as noted by the comment date -- The fix is in the 13.0.1 update.

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To have a task bar button for each document is standard behavior for many applications (e.g., Microsoft Word and Excel do the same). In Windows 7 the buttons are always grouped. I can imagine that it could be inconvenient if you are using Windows XP, but the behavior is not specific to Photoshop 6.

The issue of this thread was that it was impossible to move the documents correctly unless the taskbar was docked to the bottom of the screen or auto-hidden. That issue indeed appears to be fixed in the 13.0.1 update.