Photoshop: Why can't I see more than one image at a time? Can I turn off tabbed documents?

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When I open images, they appear in one window as tabs instead of separate window. How do I get back the separate windows?
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You can disable tabbed documents by going to Preferences > User Interface... and unchecking "Open Documents as Tabs" and "Enable Floating Document Window Docking."



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Un-tab image windows | Photoshop CS5, CS4 - Knowledge Base Document
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If you do like using tabbed documents and only turn them off so you can drag layers from one document to another, here's how you drag layers between tabbed documents.