Help! Everytime I open up Preview or Photoshop Every Single Previous File is Opening

Discussion in 'macOS' started by VideoNewbie, May 1, 2013.

  1. VideoNewbie macrumors 6502

    Feb 6, 2009
    everytime i open up photoshop it opens up like 20 other previous images that i had opened in the app

    same with preview if i click on one picture 10 other pics pop up

    how do i disable this?
  2. DesertEagle macrumors 6502a


    Jan 10, 2012
    /home @
    Close each file before you quit the application.
  3. justperry macrumors G3


    Aug 10, 2007
    In the core of a black hole.
    System Preferences>General>check close windows when quitting an application

    See screenshot

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  4. benwiggy macrumors 68020

    Jun 15, 2012
    This is a feature in OS X called "Resume". Apps carry on from where they left off, even after quitting.
    You can turn it off, as outlines above, or you can quit and close all windows by using <command><alt> Q

    Much has been written about the radical changes from traditional Desktop metaphors in OS X 10.7 and above. You may have noticed some other features too, like Auto-Save and Versions.
    You may want to take some time to read about all the features and functions of your OS.
    Here's a good (lengthy) starting point:

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