Photoshop CC 19 (v20) - Shortcut double occupancy for new Frame Tool and Slices - 'K'

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The title says it all. With key i want activate the slices tool. Instead now with v20.0.0 it activates the new frame tool.

Both Tools indicates the Shortcut K on mouseover.

I think its a bug. Okay - not a real bug, more a small fail. I can reach the slices tool with Shift-K now. (jip Windows)

Any Ideas how to get back pure K to slices tool?

Thank you and please sorry for any misspells - english isn't my native language.
Best wishes, MJ
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Jerry Syder

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The way I would do it is: 

Click and hold the dots in the bottom left until this panel appears. Then click on Edit Toolbar

Next, find K(Slice Tool) and drop it right over the K(Frame Tool). It should group the two and may or may not have placed the Slice Tool on top. If it didn't do that, you can click the slice and drag it to the top. This way, whenever you hit K, it would activate the slice tool. Then Shift K would activate the frame tool. However, it remembers the last tool you used. So if you've used the frame tool last, next time you hit K, you'd get the Frame tool. If you want to use K explicitly for the Slice tool, I suggest changing the Shortcut for Frame tool by clicking on the letter K(a blinking cursor appears) and entereing another letter of your choice

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Just checked the shortcut tool tips for frame and slice and it said (C) for the slice tool. Maybe it's windows only (I am on a Mac).
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Jerry Syder

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You're right, it is C, on Windows as well. I changed it to K just to demonstrate(assuming the OP had his changed to K previously).