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Everytime I create a new shape in Photoshop CS5, whether on a new layer, document, whatever, it's always starting out with a drop shadow. I can't figure out why this default filter is being applied?

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Check if you have a Style set on your Shape tool settings?

Shape tool Style choices

It should be set on the white rectangle with a red stipe over it, and it seems to remember this setting even if you close the document, and create a new one.

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Bingo- thanks-- – Yarin Sep 2 '12 at 20:52

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