Advanced Blending Options

Hidden in the Layer Style dialog box are several options that are useful both on their own and with “Layer Styles & Effects” (page 193). So, you may wish to return to this topic after using Layer Styles a bit.

To access all the Blending Options, double-click near (not on) a layer’s name; click on the fx menu at the bottom of the Layers panel and choose Blending Options…; or choose Layer > Layer Style > Blending Options…. After settings from the Advanced Blending section are applied, an icon appears to the right of the layer’s name to alert you: .

Fill Opacity

Simply put, Fill Opacity is identical to ordinary Opacity ...

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