Path selection panel gone ineffective in Photoshop CC

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In my last version of Photoshop CS 5.1 I could do a selection by a path by cmd click the path panel (thumbnail of path, text, the full bar).

Now, in Photoshop CC I have to click the little, tiny, thumbnail picture.
Even the largest one of the thumbnail options will not do, because the click-area is too small.

Since I do this at least 50 times a day it is very frustrating, when It worked fine in my old version.
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Matilda Boström

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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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Could you please post a screenshot to illustrate the issue?
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Matilda Boström

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Clicking area is only the thumbnail i Photoshop CC
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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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Yeah, your observation seems to be valid, hadn’t noticed that changed behaviour yet.
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Matilda Boström

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Tried now to make a selection based on a layer by clicking CMD on layer, same issue here.

May sound like a small thing, but it makes it hard to "hit target" when you are working at speed and just glancing at the layer and path positions.
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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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But with Layers at least CS6 behaved like that already.
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Matilda Boström

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Aha, I didn't know that. We upgraded from CS5 to CC, so we missed that step.
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not as simple as simply cmd clicking the layer, but you can click on the layer then hit the cmd+enter key to activate a path as selection.