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A drop shadow is a visual effect consisting of drawing that looks like the shadow of an object, giving the impression that the object is raised above the objects behind it. The drop shadow is often used for elements of a graphical user interface such as windows or menus, and for simple text.

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why blur of drop shadow becomes blocky while saving pdf from illustrator

While trying to save an ai (illustrator) file to pdf, the blur portion of drop shadow lost and it looks blocky. Please look at the screen shot of pdf below: You can see that the blurred portion of ...
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SVG: Easiest way for shadows without filters

I'm developing an app which uses SVGs as graphical resources (for better scaling and crisp graphics). The programming part is just fine but the SVGs must not contain filters due to some programming ...
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How Would I achive this line effect in Photoshop

I'm trying to recreate the circled line effect in the image below. I have tried bevel and emboss and also had a go with an ellipse and drop shadow but just can't recreating it convincingly.
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Drop Shadow Design in AI CS5 with linked PSD Image

I am doing a ring of products with drop shadow, but I am unable to get a unify shadow direction. I know one way to solve this will be do it all in Photoshop, and place the circle back to AI, but ...
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How to modify the size of Drop Shadow in Illustrator

I want to increase the size of the drop shadow that I am adding. In the case of Photoshop, I could change the size of the drop shadow by using the size option (and varying the spread) under Drop ...
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How do I start designing a ribbon 3d with shadow Text in Photoshop?

I just want to ask for some resources and as to how I could implement such in Photoshop: I saw this image online in a website: https://www.zirtual.com/ and it's just simple as it looks but I was ...
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How to create a solid black shadow behind text in Illustrator? [duplicate]

How do you create this text effect in Illustrator? I tried creating a shadow behind the letter, but it did not appear similar to this. Can anyone point me to the right direction?
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What is the minimum pixel size for a drop shadow in Illustrator CC

I am creating an app icon that has a drop shadow. When I resize the icon to some smaller pixel sizes to use in an app (around 20 x 20 pixels) the object transforms fine except for the shadow. I have ...
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Adobe InDesign: Applying a drop shadow to a placed PDF

I am trying to apply a drop shadow to a PDF I have placed in my InDesign document. However, when doing so a drop shadow seems to be applied to every element inside the placed PDF instead of to the the ...
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Replicate drop shadow effect

I'm trying to replicate a drop shadow effect displayed here, but can't seem to get it right. The project has this section which seems to explain how to perform the effect, but I feel I'm doing ...
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Blur / Drop Shadow Effect Vector Adobe Illustrator

I am start to learning adobe illustrator, I want to ask about making drop shadow / gaussian blur of an object in vector ( non bitmap / raster ) type. I found a file and want to use it for study ...
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Gimp Drop Shadow unbound variable: WHITE-MASK

Running Drop Shadow with: Error: eval: unbound variable: WHITE-MASK Any ideas?
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What is the drop shadow filter for snapshots on Mac OSX?

If someone was to match the drop shadow settings OSX adds to snapshots what would the CSS settings be? For example, here's a blank image:
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How to make double drop shadow in Illustrator?

I want to make something like this artwork. I tried using gradient, but it look so ugly and flat. How to achieve such shadow in Illustrator?
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Illustrator: gradient stroke artefacts

I am currently trying to recreate the "drop shadow" appearance effect as a vector. As suggested by this tutorial, I tried supplementing the benefits of stroke-gradients. While it did work with other ...
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Transparent text and image with non-transparent shadow in Inkscape

I have a logo picture and a text in a svg file. Both of them are black. I want to make an image where the original image and text are transparent, but their drop-shadow is visible. How can I do that? ...
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Creating a raised card effect in Illustrator

How can this be done? It looks like the invitations are raised. Is it with drop shadow or another tool? I'd like to be able to do this in Illustrator.
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How to create a clean, straight drop shadow? [duplicate]

I've been messing around in Photoshop trying to re-create this nice effect. Does anyone know how to achieve a straight shadow like this?
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How to not show shadow through transparent shape in figma

In figma, I have a rectangle shape which is white with 50% transparency. I want to apply a shadow only to the outside of this shape, but when I apply the 'drop shadow' effect I see the shadow behind ...
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Why does illustrator export drop shadows as pixel?

The reason why I'm using vector is to decrease the size of the file. When I add drop shadow to elements I have 2 ways of exporting Embed Link When I select Embed, the file size increases a lot. When ...
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Creating a text deboss effect at small scale [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a debossed effect in a small scale. It's a coin-like layout, but not using metallic gradients: I've been working across Photoshop for image isolation/clean up, but ultimately ...
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InDesign PDF Export: Drop Shadow Effects are 200 DPI Low-Res

Using Adobe InDesign, I create a new document, draw a rectangle, and apply a drop shadow. Then I export the document as an Acrobat 6 PDF with "Create Acrobat Layers" enabled. The drop shadow effect is ...
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How to add an inside shadow to a white object on a colored background?

Well, how to make image-2 from image-1 (in Paint.NET)?
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Name the effect where text is on a shadow box over an image

Some examples with text over a transparent background: See the transparent black background See the text on the shade of cyan What would you call this type of effect?
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How do I create this type of shadow effect on the letters in Illustrator?

How do I create this type of text effect in Illustrator? I initially was doing it a little backwards where I created a copy behind my main text, nudged it down and to the right. Then created another ...
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How do i achieve this in illustrator? [duplicate]

Ive tried multiple things but non turn out quite the same.
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What is the effect used in the attached image? [closed]

Is this a shadow effect or a gradient effect or something else? I need to programatically reproduce this using Canvas, Paint in Android.
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Adobe illustrator shadow

Can somebody explain my why these parts have their shadows over them, while the others are completely fine. I can't even...
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How to add drop shadow with Transparency like this photo (Photoshop) ? [closed]

I am not expert in Photoshop. But I am trying to do a drop show like this.. I am trying to make Shopify Logo Like this .. I mean Transparent with drop shadow like this.. Shopify Logo : Please ...
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How to implement navbar list with shadow in html/css?

I have a design of navbar in mind that I want to implement for my web page. Please see the drawing I created using Inkscape. I read the tutorial on w3.org and there is an example of adding padding to ...

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