• Photoshop: Allow renaming of Layers in Layer Styles dialog

    When I double click the Layer name in order to rename it, I often miss the name which of course invokes the Layer Styles Dialog. This would be acceptable if I could actually rename the Layer in this dialog box. Closing and trying again can get tedious. (2011-04-24)

    Tags: rename, layer name, layer styles

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    • … not being part of the Blending Options tab, so it would always be at the top of the window, not matter which Layer Style is selected. I'd really, really like to see this in the next version of Photoshop. I think it could possibly go even further... Why bother with a separate Layer Properties and Blending Options … (2011-04-25)
    • … box so that you can also rename the layer in the layer style panel when you double click layer. Double clicking on the layer name, to rename the layer, a lot of times opens the layer style panel instead, if you don't click … (2012-10-18)
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  • Photoshop: Ability to cycle through Blend Modes in Layer Styles with arrow keys

    … . Small Detail, but very frustrating. If you want to change the Layer Style of a layer (Multiply, Darken, Color Dodge … effects, I would have to click 52 times! This seems ridiculous. The Layer Style drop down is the only drop down in Photoshop that know of that doesn't allow the user … (2012-03-22)

    Tags: layer styles, layers, effects, blending modes, blending

    · 15 replies · 7
    • You mean the layer blending modes in the layers panel or the blending modes in the Layer Style dialog itself? (2012-03-23)
    • Yes, I meant the layer blending modes in the layers panel, but the problem exists in the layer style dialog box as well. Thanks for that clarification. Is there a way to edit the post? (2012-03-23)
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  • Photoshop: new layer style: Noise

    … are useful, but require the creation of a smart object beforehand. I'd like to suggest new layer styles, of commonly used effects, that would help to automate time-consuming … patterns to put grain texture and noise into layers. But a layer style with the correct parameters, grain size, blur … (2011-05-28)

    Tags: layer style, layer effect, noise

    · 6 replies · 19
    • layer style as opposed to having to do it as a smart object. I just want to echo the need for multiple sliders for size, blur, intensity type … (2011-06-15)
  • Photoshop: Add new stroke options to the layer style Stroke (dash, gaps, etc).

    … gaps, align and corners. And I love the ability to add layer styles to groups which makes it much easier to work with separate parts in a group that should be treated as one object. BUT! Why haven't you updated the stroke (layer style) options to include these new awesome stroke features … (2012-04-20)

    Tags: layer styles, stroke, photoshop, stroke gaps, dashed stroke

    · Not planned · 1 reply
    • … and the vector strokes are entirely different beasts. The layer style strokes are based on pixels -- and they can't do dashes, circles, etc. The vector strokes are based on vector shapes … (2012-04-20)
  • Photoshop: new layer style: Motion blur

    … are useful, but require the creation of a smart object beforehand. I'd like to suggest new layer styles, of commonly used effects, that would help to automate time-consuming … , or in a dedicated widget (I prefer the first one). I hope that other users will chime in with proposed refinements, or additional (useful and feasible) layer styles (2011-05-28)

    Tags: layer style, effects, motion blur

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  • Photoshop: New layer style: Cast Shadow

    … are useful, but require the creation of a smart object beforehand. I'd like to suggest new layer styles, of commonly used effects, that would help to automate time-consuming … . It would use most of the controls found on the proposed Mirror layer style (point of origin, distance, angle, blurring, fade … (2011-05-28)

    Tags: layer style, cast shadow

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    • I would love to see something like this integrated even if it wasn't a layer style, but a filter like the Alien Skin shadow maker plugin. (2011-07-27)
    • … steps, but well worth the effort. It would be great to see some sort of Realistic Shadow Tool or Realistic Shadow Layer Style in a future release of PS. This suggestion … (2018-10-25)
  • PHOTOSHOP: Should be able to clear layer styles regardless of layer style visibility

    … group, though this feedback applies to both states) I'm unable to clear those layer styles. I don't understand why I need to have those visible to clear them. If I want to get rid of all effects … (2014-02-06)

    Tags: layer styles

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  • Photoshop: Layer Styles: Ability to make 'outside' Stroke corners sharp

    … ? Would give a useful effect on shapes, text and so on? Thanks :) Ps: Could you add rearrange layer effects so i could switch the effects simply by rearranging … (2011-04-07)

    Tags: implementedcs6, layer style, layer styles, stroke

    · Not planned · 12 replies · 15
    • … /smart objects, I think it is interesting and useful! Ps: Could you add rearrange layer effects so i could switch the effects simply by rearranging the order.. That would be cool.. You mean the function to switch the order of effects in Layer Style dialog … (2011-04-07)
    • … to sharp the object or text stroke effect. for example: if we have a check box called "sharp stroke" in layer style >> stroke panel, we can easily sharpen the stroke effect ( something like "adobe illustrator" stroke corners … (2012-01-09)
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  • Photoshop: new layer style: mirror/wet floor

    Layer styles are useful because of their parametric and their non-destructive natures. Smart Filters are useful, but require the creation of a smart object beforehand. I'd like to suggest new layer styles, of commonly used effects, that would help to automate time-consuming … (2011-05-28)

    Tags: mirror, wet floor, reflexion, effects, layer style

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  • Photoshop: Add ability to add gradient / texture to the "stroke" layer style

    … , may I suggest to add the ability to add gradient / texture to the "stroke" layer style? This has many uses. The gradient strokes effect is especially popular in designing stylish interfaces. Here is a screenshot example from the Windows 7 … (2011-11-18)

    Tags: gradient, texture, layer style, effect

    · Implemented · 3 replies · 2
    • I don't see how that is any different from the stroke gradient support that has been in Photoshop for many years. Layer FX -> Stroke -> Fill Type Gradient, Style Reflected (reverse gradient as needed) (2011-11-18)
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