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Windows 7: How do I delete open pictures all at once in Photoshop

21 May 2010   #1
546 Inspiron

Windows 7 home premium with 64 bit
 
 
How do I delete open pictures all at once in Photoshop

When I open new picture files in Photoshop Elements 5 one at a time the windows get stacked up and when it is time to delete them I have to delete one at a time after it asks me if I want to save them. I have had this problem for years but maybe I am missing something. It doesn't matter if I use "close", "close all", or "exit", that sign keeps popping up saying; Do you want to save? I could probably close the 50 or whatever amount of files I have open by hitting the shut down button but I don't want to do that. The window closing x box at the top right won't do it either, that save sign just keeps popping up forcing me to click on no for every file..


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22 May 2010   #2
hybridfan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

Hmm maybe hit ctrl+no or shift+no, I think this will delete all in one go, not sure though but I have heard something like this working for dialog boxes.
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23 May 2010   #3
546 Inspiron

Windows 7 home premium with 64 bit
 
 
Anybody?

There must be someone who knows how to delete all open windows in Photoshop.
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23 May 2010   #4
kucing13

 

I thought it was like you hold down the shift key when you go File>close and Photoshop will close all the open documents.
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24 May 2010   #5
546 Inspiron

Windows 7 home premium with 64 bit
 
 
Close open windows

That would be too easy. I have been struggling with this for 20 years with my photo business.
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25 May 2010   #6
hybridfan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

Alt + ctrl + W

Then box comes up as before but this time has tick box "Apply to all"

This is on my demo of CS5 though.
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25 May 2010   #7
kucing13

 

Ctrl-Alt-W works on my CS4 too
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26 May 2010   #8
546 Inspiron

Windows 7 home premium with 64 bit
 
 
I found it!

Thanks guys, I figured it out; Edit>preferences>image previews>never save. Control>alt>w will now work also (besides close all). I guess it pays to look around a little bit. I have been struggling with this for 20 years!
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26 May 2010   #9
kucing13

 

and after 20 years. all it takes was pay some look in Edit>preferences>image previews>never save
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01 Jun 2010   #10
546 Inspiron

Windows 7 home premium with 64 bit
 
 

Well I guess I spoke too soon. I was able to close all the open windows one ime and now I can't repeat it. I don't know what I did but now I know it can be done. Anybody know the answer?
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