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Tue, Apr 2, 2019 8:40 PM

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Pattern Overlay Compositing bug

Yet another compositing engine-related bug that's interrupted my workflow. See the example file below.

http://ge.tt/2CSHvLv2


This is happening on Photoshop 20.0.4. For some reason, the top layer's layer style of Pattern Overlay scales the opacity incorrectly if the pattern contains transparency and there's a drop shadow effect enabled somewhere, such as on an empty group.
This bug seems similar to the one I reported before that had to do with gradient overlays. Yes, the workaround for now is to enable Legacy Compositing. But it makes designing difficult because it's hard to tell what's correct and what's due to this bug.


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2 years ago

While I would agree that the »hush-hush« rollout of the new compositing engine would seem to have been premature please post the pertinent information when reporting a bug, including OS, hardware, ... 

the top layer's layer style of Pattern Overlay scales the opacity incorrectly if the pattern contains transparency
Could you post screenshots to clarify what happens?  

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2 years ago

Sure, that could help. Here's a bit from the System Info window.

Adobe Photoshop Version: 20.0.4 20190227.r.76 2019/02/27: 1205725  x64
Number of Launches: 214
Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit
Version: 7 SP1 6.1.7601.24387
System architecture: Intel CPU Family:6, Model:14, Stepping:4 with MMX, SSE Integer, SSE FP, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, HyperThreading

In the image below, I demonstrate what the various results are for the stripe pattern at 10% opacity. A drop shadow effect on an irrelevant layer shouldn't have an effect on another layer's pattern overlay opacity. Using the new compositing engine, 0% - 100% are the same, but the values between don't scale the same way. The results are generally too dark.


Basically, you need to have an enabled drop shadow effect on a group somewhere to get the expected results.

Employee

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2 years ago

Hi Hugo,
I'm really sorry the new compositing engine is interrupting your workflow again.  We do really appreciate you reporting these issues to us.

We are working on a similar issue and I'll have engineering also look into this.  In the meantime, I'm having difficulty downloading your PSD from http://ge.tt/2CSHvLv2.  By any chance, can you email it directly to me, sender@adobe.com ?  Thank you again Hugo for reporting this.  Please let us know if there's anything else we can do.

Sincerely,
Andrew

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2 years ago

Thank You Hugo for sharing your psd file with me.  This looks like the culprit of the issue is related to your other post.  I'm going to merge the two.