Photoshop CC 2018: How to fix the document opening window size

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I used to have a fixed document window size (with tabs) so that my tool panels don't overlap the image.  It was nice and clean.  Any file I opened went into the window as a new tab, sized to view the whole image.  Parts of the image were never obscured by other windows.
The problem is that opening a new image now resizes the document window to full size so part of the image is obscured by the tool panels.  It is a pain in the a*** to minimize the tool panels in order to resize the document window back to an open space on the screen.  Then, a Control 1 or Control 0 again resizes it again to full screen.
I can find no way in Windows Arrange nor  Workspace Preferences to change this most annoying behaviour.
I thought I saved my desired document window size in my Workspaces, but reverting to older workspaces does not fix the problem, nor does saving a new workspace with it resized the way I want.
It drives me crazy because images never open in the screen area I have set aside for images.
Is this a bug related to screen snapping problems people have with zoom re-centering, or am I missing something basic that doesn't seem covered in the documentation on workspaces?  I suspect it is not part of the new bug because it was also happening in CC 2017.
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First, make sure you install the most current version (19.1.3) which was released this AM. If that doesn't solve it:

Can you post some screen shots of what you're seeing?
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