Photoshop: Action does not record gradient fill layer angle

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Actions do not record the angle of a gradient in a gradient fill layer. So stuck with horizontal gradients in my action and have to make clumsy workarounds...

* I have a gradient fill layer with a horizontal gradient in it.
* I record an action where I change the angle fro 90 to 0 degrees (to make it vertical).
* The action step records everything about my angle, except the angle... So when playing back the action the gradient fill remains horizontal.

Tested on Ps CC2018.
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Jonas M. Rogne

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Posted 11 months ago

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Jaroslav Bereza

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Is it shape graident fill or layer style gradient?
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Jonas M. Rogne

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A gradient fill layer. Not a layer style.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Hi Jonas, can you confirm that 0 is the only angle that doesn't record for you?
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Jonas M. Rogne

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I didn't test multiple angles, figured Adobe would do the further testing. ;) 

Ran a quick new test now, and indeed, only the angle 0 does not record. If I choose some other angle it records. Clearly a bug:

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Thanks for confirming what we were seeing. Engineering is looking into it.