2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 4, 2013 8:18 AM by 99jon

    Ignoring the Organiser in Elements 11.


      I neither want or need the Organiser in Elements 11, I'm already as organised as I want to be ...  I want to be able to open an image directly in Elements 11 Expert Mode just by clicking on the image icon.  I was always able to do this in Elements 9 and if I am now forced to use the Organiser, I consider this a significant backward step.  There must be a way to ignore the Organiser.

        • 1. Re: Ignoring the Organiser in Elements 11.
          MichelBParis Adobe Community Professional & MVP

          Do you mean clicking on the image icon in explorer/finder ?

          You have to set Windows (which version ?) to open your jpegs in the right editor : PhotoshopElementsEditor.exe.

          For Macs, I'll leave Mac expert show the equivalent procedure.

          • 2. Re: Ignoring the Organiser in Elements 11.
            99jon Adobe Community Professional & MVP


            There are two ways to do this (1) Right-click to open and choose the elements application. (2) Change the default so that images open automatically in the Editor.


            Right-click on a jpeg file and choose properties.

            To the right of “Opens With” click on the change button.

            In the Open With dialog click on the Browse button

            Navigate to:

            Program Files (X86)\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 11

            Select (highlight) PhotoshopElementsEditor.exe

            Click Apply

            Click OK


            If you work with other images besides jpegs you would need to do the same with each format.