Photoshop: Please consider adding modern tabs.

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When it comes to multi-tab support, I think the perfect example is Google Chrome, which has a modern tab management system (if the tab preview is the right function, and it can be automatically folded when the tab exceeds the window width, even more All right)

Google Is Improving the Tab Experience in Chrome  PCMag

The modern tab page has the following functions:
1. Free moving, I will mention Photoshop again, its multi-tab page is like a greeting from the last century, let me go back twenty years ago.


2. Preview function
Whether a preview window appears when hovering, or you can expand all previews at the top like Microsoft Edge, is a good option.

Safari is getting better tab management in macOS Big Sur - The Verge

3. Tear function
You can freely drag one or a group of tabs to a new window, or you can merge one or a group of windows into an existing window.


4. Automatic folding (very low priority).
Just like FireFox, if you open forty tabs on a window and your screen doesn’t display, you can swipe left or right


This function may have more time to think about it. This involves a bit, because Photoshop is a cross-platform software. On macOS, the tab function is native, but if you use a cross-platform development solution, I Not sure if you can use this function directly. Secondly, I really hope that you use the native tab function on the Windows platform, but it seems that Win32 applications are not yet supported, and it is relatively cumbersome to use common controls (perhaps you can call them UWP controls) on the Win32 platform. . Microsoft is developing WinUI 3, and the entire project has not yet been completed, so I think that perhaps this function is not so anxious, I hope to wait for the release of WinUI3.
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Sorry to be disagreeable, but I'd rather this didn't happen.  Photoshop probably needs better consistency and reliability, and prettier tabs across the top of the screen risk thwarting this, not helping. 

Obviously "perfect" is in the eye of the beholder, but I see the gaudy appearance of Google as an example of imperfect design, not of perfect design.  I'm more likely to regard the appearance of Photoshop as it is as the perfection Google and the others should seek.  Google pester me often to move to Chrome.  I check occasionally and decide that Chrome is an idea Google wants to sell, not an idea I want to buy.  Yes.  I know that it is nominally free, even at that price it is overpriced. 

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There are many styles of the tab bar, Chrome is just one of them, and Safari is another. Photoshop does not need to change the "style" of the existing title bar, but needs to add modern features to it, such as tab page preview, free to move (if I don't need the >> button on the right. I think free movement has been completed 80%)
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You've tagged this for Lightroom as well as for Photoshop. How do you imagine this worked in LR then?
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Aw, come on.  With all the important stuff on the wish list you really want Adobe to waste time on this?  

Not to mention one of the primary things I hate is what you call "modern tabs" is hover over expanded "tile" sort of thing.  God, do I hate that.  In fact with each new Windows update I go to great lengths to disable that in the Alt+tab screen and I turn off that feature everywhere else it pops up.  

As long as you can find the right tab, it's way worse to change it and require millions of users to re-learn the new system.  

It's fine as it is.