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Author Topic: Feature request: alter drop shadow opacity  (Read 1069 times)

Bersimon

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Feature request: alter drop shadow opacity
« on: March 29, 2018, 12:21 PM »
The image editing features are very useful, however there is one that I seldom use: drop shadows. The reason is that they are too strong! I wish there was a way to alter their opacity and (possibly) their distance from the object.

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Re: Feature request: alter drop shadow opacity
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2018, 01:00 PM »
If you go into Options, under Special Effect Options you will see some options for sharos and feathering/blurring, etc.  See if that helps.

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Re: Feature request: alter drop shadow opacity
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2018, 02:34 PM »
It does - although I have to increase the radius a lot and reduce or remove the offset to make it softer.

I'm not sure what changing the shadow background color does - I've set it to pure red to test, but haven't seen any difference.

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Re: Feature request: alter drop shadow opacity
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2018, 06:05 AM »
I'm trying to remember what the shadow color does (or did!).. Right now SC is using transparency to do the drop shadow effect.