Photoshop CC 2018: Restore shortcut for deleting swatches by alt+click (win) opt+click (macOS)

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Used to be able to quickly delete swatches by this method. Now you have to right click + Delete or go into Preset Manager which both add several steps. Why in the world would this shortcut to swatch management been removed?
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SD Agency

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Cristen Gillespie

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> Why in the world would this shortcut to swatch management been removed? >

It's my understanding too many people complained that the Alt-Opt shortcut to deleting a swatch made them lose the swatch accidentally. I never had that happen and liked the shortcut, but we probably have to live with the extra step of using the c-s menu.

It's not even in the Panel Menu to make it a custom shortcut—perhaps that ought to be the feature request (idea). It might get more traction than asking them to reinstate something removed due to complaints — perhaps from the studies they conduct with customers on-site, whatever.