Cannot replace a file when saving, it creates a copy !!

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Mar 05, 2021 Mar 05, 2021

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Hi!

Since I updated Photoshop and switched to Big Sur, I can not replace my files anymore when "saving as". Photoshop creates a copy file instead! How can i get through this pleaaaase ?

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Adobe Community Professional , Mar 05, 2021 Mar 05, 2021
Sounds like the issue that’s being described in this Bug Report and that has already infuriated many, many Photoshop users on Mac; feel free to add your vote.  https://feedback.photoshop.com/conversations/photoshop/photoshop-saving-copy-not-saving-over-jpg-file/5f5f46014b561a3d426de6cd

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Please read this (in particular the section titled "Supply pertinent information for more timely and effective answers”):

https://community.adobe.com/t5/using-the-community/community-how-to-guide-tips-amp-best-practices/td...

 

Please provide meaningful screenshots. 

Are you trying to create jpgs via »Save As«? 

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Tx but yes that's what I'm doing -> "save as" (jpg or png), i'm asked to be sure to want to replace the file, I click Yes and then it creates a copy of the file named xxx copy.png or .jpg 😞

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Sounds like the issue that’s being described in this Bug Report and that has already infuriated many, many Photoshop users on Mac; feel free to add your vote.  

https://feedback.photoshop.com/conversations/photoshop/photoshop-saving-copy-not-saving-over-jpg-fil...

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Yep, mine does it too, on Catalina and Big Sur. BUT the weird part is that will save over the copy, lol. So I just keep saving over the copy and have 2 versions. 

Melissa Piccone | Adobe Certified Instructor | Adobe User Group Manager

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