I have several layers using drop shadow that is suppose to have different angles. But whenever I change or add a drop shadow all others gets changed too, to the same angle.

Is this a bug or is there an option to stop this very annoying behavior?


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It's most likely Global light setting. Global light affects each layer with a drop shadow that has global light enabled.

It's right below the opacity input: "Use Global Light". You'll need to disable it for all the drop shadows you want to point to a different angle.

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Drop shadow is not the only layer style that has global light option.

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