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  • noob layer style question

    okay here's the issue. I duplicated a layer (with its layer style) and simply flipped it using the free transform method.

    the layer style (drop shadow) wasn't appropriate after flippin it so i went inside to adjust it.

    however, the adjustments layer made to this layer affects the original layer. what's goin on?

    I tried locking the original layer but it still happens. has anyone run into this issue before?
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  • #2
    In the drop shadow dialogue, you've probably got "Use global light" checked. Uncheck it.

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    • #3
      that did the trick... (didn't know that would affect it; still doesnt make sense to me why it would.... but at least it works!)


      thanks so much hewligan!

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      • #4
        The global light allows all the layers with a drop shadow to have the same angle. It can be helpful, but truthfully it is usually a hinderance when forgotten.
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        • #5
          okay, that would seem logical then.

          also, another similar issue occurs but is correctable and i think its a settings problem.. one that i'm not sure how to rectify.

          when i create let's say a shape from the custom shapes and apply a layer style, let's say a stroke to it.

          then i want to create another shape - however, the created shape automatically takes on the layer style from before. i simply clear the layer style to fix it but is there a default option where it won't occur in the first place?

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          • #6
            In the context bar at the top, on the right (before the palette well), there are two options, style & color. Style is the one you want to look at. If you click on it, it will show you several styles, and if you click on the flyout menu button , you'll see an option called "no style". Click on that one and that will clear the style and you will have no styles applied when you draw the shape.
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            • #7
              o okay gotcha... thanks a lot resdog. dont know what to do without you guys!

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              • #8
                You'd die. You'd simply die.

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                • #9
                  You know, Ned, while I can see how it might be possible, there have actually been no recorded cases of anyone dying from not having my legendary photoshop skills

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                  • #10
                    No convictions, you mean.
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                    • #11
                      Hey, I'll have you know I was being "detained for my own protection..."

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                      • #12
                        Uh huh. We're all just glad you're safe from the "bad" people, Hewligan.
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                        • #13
                          I'll never be entirely safe from the bad people - they'll always be after me for my legendary photoshop skills

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                          • #14
                            It's a powerful weapon you possess, Hewligan.

                            Try to use it for good, not evile.
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                            • #15
                              lol! YOU
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