2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 15, 2015 8:47 AM by Phantom210

    lighting effects won't function


      I've opened a photo, it's RGB, it's 8 bits per channel.  When I go to Render/Lighting effects, it blinks momentarily, makes another layer, but it won't allow me to do anything from that point.  Any of the other render features works fine, but not the lighting effects.

        • 1. Re: lighting effects won't function
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          • 2. Re: lighting effects won't function
            Phantom210 Level 1

            I'm using Windows 7. I was working on a raw image.