Photoshop: Pasting text into layer name preserves returns

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If you copy text from a text manual returns in it, and paste this text into a layer name, it preserves the returns, so the layer name spans multiple lines. Works both on text from photoshop text layers or any other source.
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Philip Lundgren

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Hi Philip, I'm not following you. If I paste two lines of text, for example:

My Great 
Layer Name

... and paste that into a layer name it always gets collapsed into a single line: "My Great Layer Name"

Is this not what you are expecting? Can you provide a screenshot of what you're seeing and what you're expecting?
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Cristen Gillespie

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I can provide a screenshot. Most interesting. Never pasted text into a layer name, unless it was a short name already on a layer. But it does indeed paste the returns. Copied from Notes: