>Date: Mon, Feb 16, 1998 01:55 EST
>I've been trying to apply square and rectagular gradients in mask
>channels in PhotoShop. So far I have been unable to do this and cannot
>figure out why. I can apply a texture and even used speroid designer
>but I can only use a linear gradient in an alpha channel.
>Am I doing something wrong?
response to date, I will jump in with my measly 2 cents
Although I use kpt in another program and haven't tried to do what you propose,
(standard what the heck do I know disclaimer)
I have often found problems like this to be some simple thing overlooked. Here
are a couple of things to doublecheck. In the "heat of the hunt" boy is it
easy to overlook something simple.
Area selected on image?
All PS settings checked? Background and foregrounds set to black and white?
KPT options reset to normal Ctrl E? Oddball things can happen with leftover
setting still in place until cleared, I have manually set everything to my new
action and still couldn't get it til I cleared with control E and started
over. Most common symptom of this is you can't see your image on the viewer,
just the PS foreground or background color.
If your using a preset for your gradient have you checked the opacity setting
of that particular gradient? (this one has had me scratching my head several
Hopefully someone will post behind me with some more precise information.