Lightroom/Camera Raw: Gradients - which end is up?

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Please provide an indication of which direction gradients are facing.

Sometimes its obvious, but sometimes one has to adjust something in the gradient just to determine orientation.
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Rob Cole

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Rob Cole

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Oh - I thought selecting the appropriate "Products & Services" was enough. - Will do.
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Thanks, Rob, it will help us!
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Of course it isn't what you are asking for but you can use the apostrophe key [ ' ] to quickly invert the Graduated Filter and then again to revert it to original.

It will allow you to see orientation without having to tweak the start/stop/position and potentially lose your fine tuning.

I could see this as an option for a triple-thick full effect, double thick middle line and a single thickness (as now) end point or no effect line. That would give you a visual indicator and make it a little more intuitive.
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Rikk - Thanks for the tip, that helps.
PS - I like your idea for a simple visual cue.