Photoshop: I'd like to be able to double click a text area in Photoshop to edit text like Illustrator

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Dear Adobe Gripe #4453

"How come I can't double click a text area in Photoshop to get inside the box to edit it as in Illustrator? (I know you shouldn't do type in Photoshop but sometimes it is required.)"
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In Photoshop, the shortcuts are to hit T to select the text tool and click on the text area to edit. You can also double-click on the Text Layer thumbnail in the Layer's panel to enter text editing mode: