Try resetting preferences. Start PS and immediately hold down cmd/option/shift keys. If fast enough you will get a reset window.
One problem with Mavericks is similar to your problem and can be cured by not using Cover Flow so check that out first.
thanks Curt!! will try tomorrow and see what happens...
yes I just installed Mavericks...and will do some research about Cover Flow (I have no clue how to turn it off),
I appreciate your prompt response!!
Sent from my iPad
I tried reseting the Photoshop presets (which takes a lot of practice but
eventually got a "do you want to delete the Photoshop Presets" which I
did.... no changes with the behavior when trying to Open a location from
then I read about turning off Coverflow (but the only instructions I could
see were for Safari 4 ....and I'm running Safari 7".... anyway, is this
instruction supposed to be typed as one single instruction when accessing
defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSafari4IncludeFlowViewInBookmarksView
everywhere I look it seems as two separate commands like this... but
I couldn't get Terminal to type in two different lines.... so I typed
defaults write com.apple.Safari
DebugSafari4IncludeFlowViewInBookmarksView -bool NO -
at any rate,,, the problem is still there....
Once again, upgrading the software is NOT always a good idea.... clearly
the Apple guys ......got some issues here....