Photoshop CC 2019: Pattern Opacity Issue

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Running into an issue using Photoshop CC 2019 where I've defined two sets of seamless patterns (.pngs @1x= 2KB per pattern & 2@x = 5KB per pattern) all using transparencies. Added these as pattern overlay layer styles and placed and set opacities within the styles ranging from 20-35%. I've applied these patterns to multiple basic shape layers with opacities set at 100%.

The issue has been that the patterns have not been displaying at the opacity levels set within the layer styles. I've noticed that applying the same layer effect to multiple layers then changes the opacity visually on all other layer styles, jumping from 20-35% to what's visually on screen to more opaque than desired. Also a change to one layer style is automatically effecting other layer styles that do not have the same defined pattern layer style.

I can provided screenshots, screencasts, etc. Any troubleshooting help would be appreciated.

Attempt Fixes:
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/optimize-photoshop-cc-performance.html#efficiency-indicator (Almost all here)

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/preferences.html (Reset/removed preferences including patterns.psp

Multiple Adobe Photoshop CC Restarts with all applied changes above.
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Original Intended Pattern Overlay Layer Style:




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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Would be possible to get a copy of your original PSD to troubleshoot with the engineers?

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Matt Miller

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Hey Jeff I resolved the issue eventually, although now I can't remember what steps I took, but I can definitely send along my original comp. How would you like me to get it too you?
 
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Matt Miller

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I also have one other comp for another project that was doing the same thing, which I can pass along as well. Let me know when you have a sec.
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Louise Ball

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I have the exact same problem too. There seems to be a lot of bugs in this new release. HELP! 

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Louise Ball

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For example, any layers which has a pattern overlay is causing problems. The transparency keeps changing. it really is uncontrollable. I'm using CC 2019. Let me know if there is fix.  
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Louise Ball

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I have just un-ticked 'link with layer' and it seems to be fine now 
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Louise Ball

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sorry, it is still not working - wishful thinking