Photoshop CS6: Why do I have Highlighted Menu items?

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I've just upgraded to Photoshop CS6 from CS4 on my iMac running on OS 10.6.8 and ran into a problem that the online Photoshop help people were unable to solve. When I pull down any of the Menu items several of the commands are always highlighted in blue. How can I get rid of the highlight?
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Horst Hoyer

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Chris Cox

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You've loaded a workspace that has some of the menu items colored (like the "New in CS6" workspace).

You can turn them off individually from the Keyboard and Menu Shortcuts dialog (Edit -> Menus).
Or you can just choose a workspace that doesn't have the items highlighted.
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Jeff Glue

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Photoshop > Preferences > Interface > un-tick 'Show Menu Colors'
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gary hoover

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i spent an hour trying find the solution on the adobe website.

No luck.

Thanks again, gary