PHOTOSHOP - layer style, Bevel emboss - why have up/down and light direction?

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we have up and down, why not right and left, like the global light effect.

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Because up and down are different than the light direction.
They determine whether you are beveling something to look like it is raised or inset.

The light direction controls what direction the light appears to come from.