Photoshop CC: how do I deactivate the smart-object automatisation?

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hi. When I open a picture with photoshop cc it turns into a smart-object after transformation. How can I deactivate that? thanks for your help
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What automation? Photoshop only changes a document into a smart object if you tell it to (Open As Smart Object, or the ACR option to open raw files as smart objects).
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I have photoshop open with an open psd, then I pull a jpg in it. It opens as a new layer it the open psd, with activated transformation to change it size. When I end this, its a smart object. If I decline, the layer is gone again...
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So you're not just opening an image, but dragging one file into another.

There is a preference labelled "Place or Drag and Drop images as Smart Objects". Turn that off - but then place also won't create smart objects.
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ok, great, thank you :)
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I have "Place or Drag and Drop images as Smart Objects" turned off, it still drags things in as Smart Objects. Not a big deal, it's two clicks to raster it, but the preference toggle doesn't seem to be doing anything.