Elements: Why does Save show the same options as Save As?

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Save/Save as
do the same thing. I expect clicking "save" to save my image to the same filename in the same format with 1 click. Instead it asks the same questions as "save as" and takes 3 additional clicks. Photoshop elements 10 windows 7
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If you open a JPEG image and make changes that are not supported by the JPEG format (e.g. adding a layer), you will not be able to automatically save as JPEG if you choose Save. The Save As dialog will need to verify if you want to save as PSD (which supports layers) or as JPEG (which requires conversion) or some other format.