How do I disable the automatic update of text layers when I open a .psd document? The problem is that when I open big .psd files, this update lasts very long and wastes me a lot of time.
Go to menu Edit -> Preferences -> General -> and click the "Reset All Warning Dialogs" button. Then try to open your psd file again.
You have a few options...
- Make your files smaller.
- Get a faster machine.
- Convert some of or all your text to raster. Nothing to update.
- Make sure your fonts are loaded or opened before opening the PSD.
- Save As to make sure your copy of the file is in the most current version of Photoshop.
In CS4,CS5 go to Preferences > Type and uncheck "Enable missing glyph protection."
Further to Lauren's answer and the comments... I disagree that "a faster machine isn't an immediate priority". If you are regularly opening large PSDs that are generated by other versions of Photoshop, and these files regularly cause time-consuming updates when they are opened -- a faster machine is absolutely a valid priority.
You may not have other business reasons to support the upgrade investment, but if slow Photoshop is wasting your time... well, isn't that reason enough?