Photoshop CC 2019: How do I enable "classic" undo

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The new Photoshop CC 2019 has a new undo feature which doesn't require you to press multiple buttons to step back more than one step.
While this certainly is a widely requested feature, it can have problems.
When I'm editing photos, I like to compare the original photo by looking through history.
This was easy in other versions of Photoshop, since you could just press ctrl/cmd+z and compare 2 things in your history panel. 
Now in Photoshop CC2019 the comparison is harder since you have to press multiple buttons in order to compare these changes. 

I'd like an option for users of Photoshop to switch back to the old undo.
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Go to Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts... and select the checkbox for Use Legacy Undo Shortcuts

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Claudio Cembal

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Thanks Jeffrey saved me today :) anyway I don t understand why to change ,I work  using cintiq I was looking for the shortcut everywhere for one hour.
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I know this has been answered, but as a professional PS user, the ctrl+z undo/redo toggle was much faster. If I wanted to toggle between states, I simply pressed ctrl+z in rapid succession, with no need to change shortcut keys. It was fast and efficient. That's the name of the game for those of us who get paid to work in PS. Now if I want to toggle between states I have to go from ctrl+z to ctrl+alt+z and then back to ctrl+z. That is not an improvement, you've simply added a step to the process. This is time wasting annoyance.

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I think exactly the same.