Photoshop CS on Leopard?

I was just wondering if anyone has been running Photoshop CS on Leopard. I currently have Photoshop CS and cannot afford the upgrade to CS3 yet. I was hoping CS would work okay for now. Anyone?

Even CS2 has lots of troubles in Leopard. :/
What's more, even some folks running CS3 have gone back to Tiger.

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    Welcome to Apple Discussions!
    First off, your profile says something of an incongruity, which is that there is no such thing as an Intel G5:
    http://discussions.apple.com/click.jspa?searchID=10781403&messageID=6221656
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    http://discussions.apple.com/forum.jspa?forumID=715
    Secondly, since the question is regarding Mac OS X Server, I suggest posting to this forum Mac OS X Server v10.4 and earlier Print Services. Someone there is more likely to know the answer to your question than here. I'll ask a moderator move this thread to the appropriate forum.
    Message was edited by: a brody

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