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PHOTOSHOP CS5 question. How to save a temporary default save folder

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When using Photoshop  I have 30 photos loaded to work on, then I wish to save them to another folder, I must: Go to SAVE AS, Go to COMPUTER, then E drive, then Users, then ME, then desktop, then jpegs then the final folder I wish them to go into. How can I eliminate most of these steps so that Photoshop will want to save it in the last folder I used perhaps. Anything to shorten this process would help.
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By default, Photoshop saves in the folder from where you opened the working image.

You can disable that from Preferences->File Handling-> uncheck "Save as to original folder".

This way, Photoshop will always save as in the last folder you chose.

HTH,
Dan
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You cannot modify the default save location but you can try modifying the places bar so that you can have easy access to the folders that you need:

Instructions for doing this are found here:  http://www.askvg.com/how-to-customize-default-places-bar-in-windows-common-file-dialog-box/
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Thanks EXPERTS!!! Just what I needed.
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I made a somewhat rude comment about the one point extra you gave to Dan to be cutesy, then changed my mind and erased it.  I'll find another question to get the 1 remaining point I need for this month.
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