Cascading Style Sheets

Posted on 2000-02-19
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
What is "Drop Shadow" technique in CSS and what are its syntax??
Question by:singh_balinder
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cabrionet earned 50 total points
ID: 2538732
The Drop Shadow Filter
Drop shadows are nice, but the oft overused Photoshop effect takes otherwise bandwidth friendly ASCII text and turns it into a hulking bit-hungry GIF. Well, no more! Because with the simple but elegant drop shadow filter you can apply drop shadows to text (and, less desirably, images) with the greatest of ease. What's even more interesting is that you can then play around with the shadow using JavaScript.

ID = "dropText"
STYLE = "width: 420; height: 80; font-size: 36pt;
font-family: Arial; color: #FFFF00;
filter: dropShadow(color=#009000, offX=20, offY=20, positive=1)">
Drop in the bucket </DIV>

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Expert Comment

ID: 2543344
Are filters supported by NS?  I didn't think so.

Expert Comment

ID: 2544068
Drop Shadow is for now MS only. We must wait for NS Communicator 9.96. ... :(
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Expert Comment

ID: 2552177
Which means - filters are not only IE , they are also , Windows only , So , Using them  will effect , only 50% of clients.

Author Comment

ID: 2556445
Thanks alot for your help.

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