View Full Version : Opacity versus Fill

12-14-2003, 09:21 AM
When trying to make certain things slightly transparent, I know there is a big arguement over altering the Fill versus Opacity in the layer settings.

Any tips on when or why one is better than adjusting the other?

12-14-2003, 12:28 PM
opacity is the opacity of that layer, fill is the opacity of that layer and any effect etc attached to or relying on that layer.

ie, stick a drop shadow on a layer, reduce opacity and all of it gets less opaque, reduce fill and just the layer gets less opaque and the drop shadow is still seen.

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