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

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  1. VideoNewbie macrumors 6502

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    #1
    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

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    #2
    Close each file before you quit the application.
     
  3. justperry macrumors 604

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    #3
    System Preferences>General>check close windows when quitting an application

    See screenshot
     

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  4. benwiggy macrumors 68020

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    #4
    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:
    http://arstechnica.com/apple/2012/07/os-x-10-8/
     

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