Problem with adding shadow to textured shape

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2020-08-22 12:07:01

I know how to add a shadow to a textured shape; however, the shadow inherits the shapes textured. How do I set the shadow to have a plain fill without texture?

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Dave
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2020-08-24 08:34:46

Hi Dave, I'm sorry, but I'm having a hard time visualizing what you're trying to achieve — any chance you could share a visual example of what you're getting with an explanation of what you'd like to avoid?
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2020-08-24 09:14:36

Hi Andrius,



I start with a simple shape. Then apply a shadow. Then add a pattern fill to the shape and the shadow inherited the pattern.

Want to avoid the shadow inheriting the pattern that I apply to the shape.



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Thanks



Dave
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2020-08-24 09:26:46

Ah, ok, that was pretty obvious — apologies for not understanding it! Maybe I need an extra coffee this morning...



So, unfortunately, you'll need a workaround to achieve that result. Here's how:



1. Create your rectangle + shadow layer:



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2. Duplicate that layer, turn off the shadow, and add your pattern fill to it:



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Hope that helps!
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2020-08-24 10:49:53

That will work.

Thanks for the help.

Dave