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    I have both PS 7 and PSE 2 and whenever I use the browser if I select more than one file to open the program will only open the first one I selected. Is there a simple setting I have missed? Also, if I don't close that file I cannot open any more files until I do close it. This doesn't seem right. What am I missing?

  • #2
    First of all, welcome to RP. I have a feeling you'll like it here. I guess I never tried to open more than one file at a time, and I don't know if you should be able to do that or not. But you certainly should be able to have more than one image open at a time. My guess would be that you might need to delete your preferences file. When you restart Photoshop, a new one will be created. A bad preference file gets the blame for some wierd behavior from Photoshop. Good luck.

    Ed

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    • #3
      Mimiya, I'd never used the File browser that way, but just to check how it would work, I selected two image files and both opened successfully, one after the other. So try restoring your preferences to their defaults. Here's Stephen Marsh's instructions for that process: restore preferences to defaults

      How much memory does your computer have? It takes a good deal of memory to open two or more large files. What happens when you use the menu to open more than one file: (File-->Open ) -- any differences?

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      • #4
        When I use file-open I can open several files at a time that's why this seemed so strange. I will try to reset the preferences.....

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        • #5
          aahhhh....that did the trick! Thank you!

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          • #6
            Ed, you did it again!

            Yeah, Ed, thanks! I learned something also.

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