Photoshop: Please allow document toggling/switching in Photoshop using Command tilde

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Dear Adobe Gripes #2879 & #1727

"Please allow document toggling in Photoshop. Command tilde works in all of
your other applications, so why do you make me use my stylus to switch
between open files?"

"Command-~ switches the active window in every other Mac app. Photoshop
doesn't even have this feature, let alone with a standard keystroke. Fix
this, it would be so easy."
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Official Response
This is now the default behavior in Photoshop CS4 and CS5 and Cmd + shift + ~ cycles through documents the opposite direction.

Note, however, that Photoshop used the shortcut Cmd + ~ to show the composite channel (RGB) long before OS X adapted it for window switching and many longtime users didn't like this change.

We added a way for users to decide which shortcuts they prefer using so both types of users would be happy.