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I want to change the direction of the incoming light  for all objects in my file that have an outer shadow applied. They have different offset values. 

Is there a way to change the angle in the layer effects (specifically outer shadow) for multiple objects while retaining the other values? If I select several objects and change the angle in the layer effects panel all objects get the offset value of the last selected object, thus changing the depth appearance. Is there a way to set a document wide preference to change the angle?

I have both designer and photo on a win10. (publisher on trial)

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4 hours ago, Marie Elisabeth said:

If I select several objects and change the angle in the layer effects panel all objects get the offset value of the last selected object

For me (Windows) is first selected object. But an unwanted offset change is definitely a bug.

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Hi Marie,

Welcome to the forums :)

Do all of the objects share a style? Could you change the angle for one shadow create a style from it then apply it to your other objects?

Thanks

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Thank you @Callum

Some objects share style but not all of them.

And styles applies wonky in at least some of my bought psd templates. They seem to scale with object even tough it is unchecked. 

If I change the angle on one and set as a style. Then apply that style to another object that had the same numbers, the numbers change for radius and offset. It's weird. 

 

1st new angle.png

2nd object.png

3rd apllied style.png

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There needs to be a global option for light direction and shadow direction.

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