Photoshop: Error message saying, "Could not save ___ because fonts could not be found on the system," even when I had not used the type tool at all.

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Randomly now when I try to save, an error message pops up saying, "Could not save ____ because fonts could not be found on the system," even when I had not used the type tool at all. The problem began after I installed Mojave for my Mac and solved the issue of Photoshop crashing every time I opened it. The file remains at 0% saved after showing this message, so I have to force quit PS every time.

Anyone know what to do? I've had no luck searching for the solution, and this seems so bizarre that I wouldn't know where to start.
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Lucy Kagan

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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What version of Photoshop? Are you using any font management plug-ins? It may help if we could see your Photoshop System Info. Launch Photoshop, and select Help > System Info... and copy/paste the text in a reply.
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Christine Stewart

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I am having the exact same issue even when I have not used the font tool..
Doesn't matter what filetype I try and save it as either.
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Christine Stewart

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*UPDATE* You need to allow photoshop access to files, this has fixed it for me!
System preferences - Security & Privacy - Accessibility (privacy) - check the box for photoshop.
Hope this solves it for you too!!
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Thanks. For others looking at Mojave issues see : https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/...

Christine, what version of PS are you running?