All Files Using the Edit Gradient and Texture Tool T-HFND-006-019A You can use the Edit Gradient/Texture tool to reposition a texture or gradient within a painted zone. How to use Edit Gradient/Texture tool Do one of the following: In the Tools toolbar, click the Edit Texture tool. Press Shift + F3. Click the gradient or texture colour to modify. A blue selection frame surrounds the selected gradient or texture. Edit the gradient or texture by adjusting the control handles around the selection frame.