Photoshop CC 2014 - Save Dialogue change on MacOS

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Photoshop CC 2014 BUG: In Save Dialogue you can ́t confirm (save, save not, abort) with the space bar anymore (on mac with photoshop cc 2014). In the previous version it was possible to do that by switching with the spacebar and hit the spacbar to confir. THIS IS ABSOLUTELY A LITTLE WORKFLOW KILLER
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The open and save dialogs are driven by the OS, not the application. And I don't recall the spacebar being a shortcut for accepting a dialog on either platform.

On MacOS, the OS will show a larger preview of a selected document when you press the spacebar in the open dialog. In the save dialog, pressing the spacebar would just change the name of your saved file to space. If you deselected the file name, then space would just say "no items selected" (seems to be incorrectly attempting the same preview behavior as the open dialog).

Are you sure you didn't have a utility program modifying the behavior of the OS save dialog?
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Hi Chris,

i have to excuse, because i expressed myself incorrectly. It is the close Dialogs.( Shortcut cmd + w, cmd + q). At this point you cant confirm your choice (tab key) with the space bar nor the enter key. We ́ve checked this with several macs. In Photoshop CC and previous versions this was possible. Now its unfortunately not possible. See, i ́m using many shortcuts over the day and this issue is slowing doen my workflow.
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In the "do you want to save" alert, the spacebar and tab key do nothing by default.

It still sounds like you have something else going on, like the OS Universal Access settings, or a utility program.
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By pressing the enter key you just can activate the save button.
By the way: We definetly can except the influence of additional software!
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Yes, the enter key is the same as pressing the default (highlighted) button in most places and applications. In Photoshop you can also press the first letter of each button's label to choose that button.
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Thanks Chris. Good Solution. Also a bit better, and even much faster technique than the one i used before!

TO ALL USERS: BEST SOLUTION!!!
Press the first letter of each button's label to choose that button.
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TO ALL USERS: BEST SOLUTION!!!
Press the first letter of each button's label to choose that button.
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thx.
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