You should be able to edit both "Inside" and "Outside" the Radial Filter at the same time!

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I've been doing more portraits lately, and it just gets annoying having to make one filter to adjust the background and one to adjust the person's face. It would be more convenient to have 2 sets of sliders side by side, one to adjust "inside" and one to adjust "outside." It's not a huge deal but it'd be nice, thanks! :)
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Hi Christopher, how would you envisage that working? A second set of sliders in the Grad panel? Or a toggle switch for inside/outside?  

Have you considered getting the overall settings right for outside and then just adjusting the grad for inside, or vice versa, rather than having to do double adjustments?
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Hi :) I think there should be the same "edit inside/edit outside" checkbox at the bottom, but another box for "edit both", after which two sets of sliders would pop up side by side. I really only use the radial filter for portraits, and it's still super easy to make two rounds of edits, but it'd just be that much more convenient to have them side by side
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> another box for "edit both"

Edit both? If you're editing inside and outside, you're just making global adjustments, surely?
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He means have two different sets of adjustments, one set for inside and one set for outside.
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Yep, I guess that, but why do that when you could just get outside right and then locally adjust inside, or vice versa? :-)
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TBH Victoria, it doesn’t often happens but there is the odd occasion when after you’ve gotten one ‘right’, then adjusted the other, things doesn’t look right and you want to go back. Sort of like blending composites. At least in Photoshop you can switch between layers.
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One idea, especially with the radial filter, is to duplicate it by clicking the button in the centre of the radial mask, then right-clicking it and selecting "duplicate". You then click 'invert' from the adjustment panel on the right. You can then make adjustments outside of your previous selection. The only issue with this is to get back to the other button, you'd have to slightly drag the one you're now adjusting in any direction. What I always wondered, is why can't we have an invert select for the brush, as well as the Graduated filter. I'd welcome that and it should also meet your need, Chris(thereabouts) 
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Yeah, normally I end up just making two sets. I'd never thought about an "invert" brush or grad filter that's actually a really cool idea! huh, yeah why isn't that a thing haha
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Apostrophe [ ' ] should invert a graduated filter. 
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Nice one Rikk! I've learnt something today :-)!