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    Question photoshop temp files


    I have found out that my hard drive is filling up and on checking I find two files Photoshop temp 11527 and Photoshop temp 51230 that are gigabytes in size, could someone please advise
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    photoshop temp files


    the location for photoshop temp files is set in edit > preferences > scratch disks.
    if you have multiple partitions...try another one.

    you can delete the temp files with no problem once you shut down a photoshop session.
    these files should not keep accumulatin forever.
    what determines the life of a photoshop temp file....i got no idea.
    if there is a 'delete temp files after shut down' option...i am not aware of it.

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    Red face A disk clean up always helps!


    If you are weary of files being removed you are not sure of, a disk clean up should take care of temp files and clear all your cache files that are safe to remove.
    Good luck!
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    can anyone tell me WHERE the photoshop temps are saved and how to revert back to them? i accidentally saved an image after i flattened it and doing a bunch of slicing, so the history doens't go back to the flatten...

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    I'm almost sure that the temp files are not editable in such a way as to recover previous states of a file after the classic 'screwup > save' maneuver. I've done this a lot of times, and everytime I want to kick myself.
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    Sorry, ran_dizolph - but I would have to agree with feliperijo. I have always made a temporary back-up copy of the image first and once all of the edits look as planned, then the back-up gets deleted, or as Foghorn Leghorn was so fond of saying, "Fortunately, I keep my feathers numbered for just such an emergency."

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