Close Window not showing Up above the canvas on MacOS in Photoshop

Community Beginner ,
Jun 05, 2022 Jun 05, 2022

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I'm on the newest version of Photoshop (23.3.2) on a new Macbook M1 Pro on OS 12..3.1 and when I try to close a file (either hitting the X or keyboard shortcut) the pop-up window asking whether I want to close and save, save as, Cancel, etc is hidden underneath the image canvas. 

 

I only figured this out by hitting the esc key and seeing the close window briefly flash on top of the canvas.  Until I hit esc,  I can't type or do anything in Photoshop and only getting the keyboard beep noise when typing.  I can try to use the trackpad shortcuts to see all windows and it still doesn't show up for me to select it manually. I have to esc out and then do a save-as or save.  All of the Close options in the menu do the same thing with the pop-up window.

 

I've used Photoshop for 20 years and I haven't ever had this problem happen. I looked in the preferences to see if I accidentally turned something on/off that would address this, but couldn't find anything. I think it's a bug.

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Jun 06, 2022 Jun 06, 2022

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Do you have a dual monitor setup? If so, maybe one of the solutions in this post might help:

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Jun 07, 2022 Jun 07, 2022

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No, I'm just on my laptop, single screen setup.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jun 06, 2022 Jun 06, 2022

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Did you try window >> Workspace >> Essentails (Default)

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Jun 07, 2022 Jun 07, 2022

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Yes, that's the first thing that I tried. Didn't make a difference.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jun 06, 2022 Jun 06, 2022

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It appears others are having the same problem: https://community.adobe.com/t5/photoshop-ecosystem-discussions/dialog-pop-up-boxes-not-showing-up-in...



Melissa Piccone | Adobe Certified Instructor | Pluralsight Author | Fine Artist

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Jun 10, 2022 Jun 10, 2022

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Same issue here!! Please solve this ASAP!!

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Jun 13, 2022 Jun 13, 2022

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Same issue. Just bought a new mac M1 Pro and this is driving me crazy!

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Jun 13, 2022 Jun 13, 2022

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Any updates? This is ruining  my workflow

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