Lightroom: Gradient Filter Bug in LR4.3?

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Gradient Filter in Lightroom 4.3, 64 bit, Windows 7 Problem

After setting the edit point and horizontal lines to darken the sky on a typical landscape shot lightroom darkens/lightens the whole image when moving the exposure slider instead of what is between the Upper and Lower horizontal lines within the neutral density filter.

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Steve Merritt

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Rikk Flohr, Champion

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A screenshot of your Image with the Gradient Filter Active showing the Gradient on the image and the settings for the Filter would be nice.
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cfransw

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Are you sure that you move the correct slider ?
If your Basic sliders are visible ,you will see two exposure sliders , the upper is in the tools panel (brush, gradiƫnt) the other is in the basic panel.
The last one can be moved while using the gradiƫnt tool, and will darken /lighten the whole image.

Frans
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Also...

Quote: "instead of what is between the Upper and Lower horizontal lines within the neutral density filter."

The graduated filter affects more than the area between the two boundary lines! It fully affects the whole (!) area on the side of the 100% boundary line and gradually affects the area between the 100% and the 0% boundary lines. The area on the side of the 0% boundary line is not affected at all.

A new filter is dragged from the 100% to the 0% boundary line.

[Edit: Clarified the 1st sentence]