Photoshop CC: Move canvas anywhere on screen, in any mode (f)

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Hello
I would like to have the behaviour that allow to move the canvas anywhere.
It is only available when i press on F, but then it makes my extra window disappear.
(By extra window, i mean that i work with a "window/arrange/new window for", which is a dezoomed version of my document.)
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yoann.3d

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yoann.3d

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Anyone?
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yoann.3d

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I really want to be able to move my window anywhere.....
I work with a reference image opened in photoshop in a corner of my screen and i paint on the other.
By defaut i cannot move my window around, so i press F to be able to do so but then my other window disappears.
Please respond.
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Yes, in full screen mode you are only going to see the active document. You must be in a windowed mode to use multiple documents.
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yoann.3d

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I see. Then i would find interesting to have floating windows stay above a main one in fullscreen mode, should i open a suggestion thread?
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yoann.3d

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the only thing that would be needed is to have an option in each window that is like "always visible in any mode"
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yoann.3d

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In fact, i think that the hand tool should allow to move the canvas around in any mode instead of being locked in the center of photoshop (and allow that in preferences).
That would fix my problem.
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I have a similar issue, except the bottom edge of the window extends below my screen and I can't grab it to resize.
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Jenn Hoff

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Photoshopping is a mindless activity when you're good at it.  So I always watch a show in the background on my computer.  Unfortunately, that means I can't move my image around in Photoshop anymore.  If the box that shows options for text and paragraph is over the image, too bad.  If it's covered by other tool boxes, too bad.  If it's covered by the edge of the window, too bad.  I don't understand why the option to move the canvas is only available in full screen.  I'm a professional photographer who uses Photoshop every day and it's never in full screen.Other than that, I LOVE Photoshop.  I think y'all have done a great job.
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Go to photoshop preferences > Tools. From there, make sure overscroll is checked. this allows you to move the canvas freely regardless of what mode you are in. 
Hope that helps!
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Bernardo Lima

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thank you Jensen!
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MICHAEL MAERSCH

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RIGHT on the money Jensen. Thanks for the correct answer!

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Phil Robles

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This is it, thanks!
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"Photoshop preferences"?? Where do I find that?? There is no such thing in photoshop cc. Do you mean under "Edit" or what?? If so, there is no checkbox in "Tools". So where do I find it??
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On Windows it's under Edit>Preferences>Tools... check "Overscroll" (fifth checkbox down)
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Click where it says "Photoshop CC" to the left of "File" drop down menu.