Photoshop: How to determine the Overlay neutral Color

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Is there a way to determine numerical values for a Neutral Color (50% gray) of an Overlay Layer?

I DO know how to create one, but I would like to determine the numerical values WITHOUT creating a regular Overlay Layer, fill it with such color and then take a reading.

I'd like to create a Solid Color Layer set to Overlay Color Mode, filled with a Neutral Color (50% gray)

Thank you.
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Chris Cox

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50% gray is always the overlay neutral color.
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Thanks Chris, but how do you determine 50% in Solid Color Layer Dialg Box?
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So in RGB this would mean 128/128/128, in CMYK 50/50/50/50, in Lab 50/0/0, ...
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Excellent! Thank you Christoph.