Styles inconsistency

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Hello, when creating new styles on a layer in Photoshop there are only certain types that can be added multiple times within one style: Stroke, Inner Shadow, Color Overlay, Gradient Overlay and Drop Shadow.
Would it be possible to get this ability for ALL types, these are currently missing this ability: Bevel & Emboss, Inner Glow, Satin, Pattern Overlay and Outer Glow

This would be very useful for some specific things I'm trying to do as well as making the whole system more consistent.

Thank you!
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Cristen Gillespie

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Especially more Pattern Overlays! I've wondered, too, why they didn't give us all of them. Maybe one or two don't work well in multiples, but certainly Pattern Overlay would.
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and massively improved pattern designer would be very welcome. Not that i don't love all these amazing patterns from the 90's, but maybe, just maybe we could create something better with a proper tool?
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Cristen Gillespie

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Sadly, even Illustrator hasn't added more tiling options since it first came out with the Pattern Options dialog.<sigh> It appears Adobe is willing to leave this to 3rd party plug-ins, IF there are any that anyone can afford. At least with Pattern Overlay, I do bring my own patterns with me. '-}
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I'd be happy if Ps could simply catch up with what Illustrator has had for the last decade? longer? They've got a fantastic pattern/tile generator. Imagine having those options and a smart object/image based workflow. So much potential!
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Right, and you noticed how quickly PS jumped on the Gradient Annotator bandwagon, or  the Color Guide panel, or Color Groups in the Swatches panel, or  . . . <g>

Do you suppose someone at the top management level is saying that if PS gets a Gradient Annotator or a Patternmaker, it will cut into Illustrator's customer base, because, um, SO many PS users will use Illustrator if they keep it to themselves, kind of like keeping Scopes away from PS so the video apps don't lose their customer base?  '-}
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Totally!
If only someone had thought this through long ago... imagine having a modular software suite which would let you integrate new modules independently of the specific app. Oh, the Illustrator team created a new gradient editor... plug it into Ps!