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Drop Down Menus Won't Stay Open


I've searched everywhere I can but maybe I'm searching the wrong name but here is the problem. When in certain programs, particularly Photoshop but there are others, when I click on the Open selection then try and use a drop down menu to navigate to the correct location of the file I'm looking for, the menu just flashes then goes away.


View 4 Replies (Posted: May 23, 2008)

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