Why aren't document windows floating in Photoshop Elements 9.0.3?

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After updating Photoshop Elements to 9.0.3, why do my document windows open as tabbed instead of floating?
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Chris Cox

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On a personal note: I LOATHE tabbed documents. They get in the way of real work, and do nothing to improve the UI.
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Magnus Ivarsson

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I have allways worked with floating images, i just wont do maximzed windows even though i run Windows and not Mac.
I have closed the project window beacuse it takes too much space on a wide screen display.
I'm dissapointed that the tabbed images are default (2 extra clicks is too many)
I'm dissapointed that i allways have to remove a lot of images when trying to print just one (2 clicks too much)
I think i will reistall Photoshop 6
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Brian Sayers

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I think users should have the option of how to display their images. How hard can that be? When you make a choice that's how the open you shouldn't have to make any more mouse clicks to get them floating if that's how you wanted them in the first place.

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Total agree!!!!!
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I much prefer, in fact, I really want my images to open in PSE9 as floating windows and not as tabbed windows. Thus, I wish I had not installed 9.0.3 update, and I also wish there were a way to remove it without having to uninstall PSE9 and then re-install it. Please provide an update that reverts to the prior default of opening images in floating windows, or at least provide the user a preference choice of which way images will open. Thank you. Bob