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How do I pick the center point for a radial gradient that has been applied via layer effect to a shape? It's defaulting to the center of my shape but I want the gradient's center point to be near the top of my shape instead. Anyone?

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Click and drag the gradient fill into position while the Layer Style dialogue box is still open.

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I first thought about creating a duplicate of the shape as a clipping mask for the original shape, give the clipping mask desired gradient fill effect and move it to the wanted position. Or creating layers from the effects (second-click the effect list -> Create layers) and move them about. But this is more elegant and better answer (of which I didn't know of). –  koiyu Jan 22 '11 at 23:39
Wow. Thank you! That wasn't very obvious! :-D –  user369 Jan 27 '11 at 20:23

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