Photoshop: PNG file not saving clipping path

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Open a .png. Add a path. (Name the path if you like. Set it as a clipping path. Go for your life.) Press Cmd-S. Press Cmd-W. Window closes with no alert. Path is not saved. Nothing is saved. The .png file is unchanged. Your path is gone. Aargh.

Cmd-S shouldn't pretend to have worked when it hasn't.
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Adam Banks

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David, Official Rep

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Howdy Adam,

Yup. This sure as heck looks like a mistake. I've gone ahead and created a bug for it. Hopefully, we'll be able to get to the bottom of this soon.

Sorry for the inconvenience,
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Chris Cox

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PNG doesn't support paths or clipping paths.
So yeah, the document should still be marked dirty and not close without a warning.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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This issue was fixed a while back. Should work correctly in current versions of Photoshop. Thanks.
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S.m. Rifat

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Thank you for a informative post.
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