Photoshop: Streamline the saving the PSD document as a PNG operation

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A very common operation that is very tedious to do is to save a .png image of the current psd. You have to Select All, Copy Merged, New Document, Paste, Save As, Select PNG, Confirm compression settings. It would be nice to have Save As PNG in the file menu
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Ahh, nevermind - I just discovered Save for Web!
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Chris Cox

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You could have also just done "Save As", there is no need to copy and paste to a new document. But if you want minimal file size and previews, then SaveForWeb is the way to go.
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Yes, but then your current document is the PNG - you would then have to either do another save as to PSD or reopen the PSD to continue working in the PSD document.