Photoshop: Can't paste text in Save for Web dialog box on macOS 10.15 Catalina

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Command+V does not work in the save as dialog box filename field. I do batch conversions with a filename in the clipboard and the keyboard shortcut for paste does not work with Catalina macOS. I can right click the mouse and choose paste or use the menu bar, but keyboard shortcuts have no effect.
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Eric Schwartz

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Hi Eric, I'm not able to reproduce this issue with Photoshop 20.0.6. What version of Photoshop are you using? Do you have any clipboard utilities installed?
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Eric Schwartz

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I did more testing and can reproduce this every time.

However...I realized that I didn't mention that I'm saving all my JPGs using the Save for Web dialog. The regular Save As dialog works fine (which I rarely use). In other words, I can paste text from the clipboard in the regular Save As dialog box -- in the filename field -- using the keyboard shortcut, but NOT in the Save for Web > Save dialog box. I only use this because I rely on the Optimize for File Size option to ensure all JPGs are at a client-specified file size.

Also, the menu bar Edit > Paste does not work. Only right clicking the mouse and choosing Paste will function in the Save for Web dialog.

I'm on 20.0.6 as well. It just started happening after I upgraded to Catalina yesterday. Nothing else has changed. I don't have any clipboard utilities. I'm on a MacBook Pro 15" 2018 w/ Radeon Pro Vega 20, 32GB of RAM. 

Anyway, it's not a huge deal but more of a pain to work around until this gets resolved. 


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New guy here, but I can confirm this is happening for me too, on Catalina. Exact same circumstances and Photoshop version. 

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