Please change the default confirm file overwite back to YES in Photoshop

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Please change the default confirm save back to YES in Photoshop. This really disrupts my work flow that I have been use to for years especially working with many photos. Make an option to change in preferences or just change it back.
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derek torres

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Chris Cox

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What choice are you referring to?
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derek torres

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The default "Save As" or if you are copying over a file, the default confirm box use to be YES and you could just press enter (3 times and you were done. 1 for save, one for confirm over right, and last for jpeg options... or more if saving as a gif.) The default is now NO, pressing enter like I am use to, stops the process and then I have to go to the mouse. It is annoying.
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Chris Cox

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You mean the OS save dialog prompt to overwrite the existing file?
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derek torres

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Yes it has changed now when using Photoshop CC.
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Chris Cox

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What OS version are you using? That dialog and that prompt are controlled almost entirely by the OS.
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I agree with derek, this is a slow down for me too. I used to press enter 3 times in cs5, now I have to mouse over to yes to confirm save as. I have checked my mouse setting and they are set automatically move to default setting. Please change it back.
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Photoshop still has the enter and return keys commiting dialogs - that hasn't changed. You need to provide more specific information about what OS version you are using, what version of Photoshop you are using, and exactly where you are having problems.
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Thanks for your reply Chris. Before I was running win 7 with cs5 when I could click enter 3 times to save as a photo after editing. I just bought new computer and I'm now running win 8 and cc2014. Now during the save as process, there is a window that pops up asking if I want to replace the image with new one, and it is defaulted to NO, so I have to mouse over and select Yes to replace the image. No big deal just a time waster, I'm not used to. Hope this makes it clearer to understand what I'm meaning, if not please advise?
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Bobby Hicks

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Chris here is a screenshot of the dialog box I am talking about.
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That's what I thought.

That is an OS dialog, not under the control of the application. The same applies on MacOS and Windows. You can confirm this by trying to overwrite a file in Word or Firefox and noticing that it also defaults to "No".

It is possible that older OS versions had a different default, or that you had a utility program which modified the OS default. But I can't even see a way for an application to change that OS behavior (but maybe I haven't spent enough time searching msdev docs).
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I agree with Derek and Bobby. Finding the new "No" default option in Windows 8 very frustrating and breaks my flow of actions to save an amended file over the existing.
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Chris Cox

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Tell Microsoft if you don't like their UI choices.
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This problem is with Photoshop CC only not with CS6 or earlier versions. Using Windows 7 since long time for all the versions of Photoshop.