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Outer Glow Treating Erased Pixels as Painted Pixels- Designer

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Hey There,

I have some text that I've rasterized and erased bits of in pixel mode to make it look like neon tubing. When I then apply the Outer Glow effect, however, the effect doesn't seem to recognize the erased area, but treats it like I "painted" over the text with the background color (in this case, black); the glow doesn't touch the erased edges.

 

Below is the process I've followed to get here; I'll note that it's what I used to do in Adobe without issue, so perhaps it's a workflow thing, and not a bug. ...and yes, I know the erasure is sloppy- just testing it out at this point ;) 

 

1) Add text

2) Rasterize text layer

3) In Pixel Persona, erase text bits, as needed

4) Apply Outer Glow effect to text

 

I've attached some screenshots of the before/after effect.

Before Effect.png

After Effect.png

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Alternatively, at least a screenshot of the layers panel (is it really erase pixels, not mask?). Otherwise there is no problem.

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Affinity Store: Designer 1.7.3.481, Photo 1.7.3.481, Publisher 1.7.3.481.
Windows 10 Pro, Version 1903, Build 18362.418.
Dell Latitude E5570, i5-6440HQ 2.60 GHz, 8 GB, Intel HD Graphics 530, 1920 x 1080.
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There was a mask waaaay at the top of the layer group I didn't see- that was it, Pšenda, so thanks for the reminder to double check that!

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