Xray Filter

This topic documents a feature of Visual Filters and Transitions, which is deprecated as of Windows Internet Explorer 9.

Changes the color depth of the content of the object and displays it in black and white.

Syntax

HTML
<ELEMENT STYLE=
"filter:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Xray(sProperties)"
... >
Internet Explorer 4.0 or later
Scripting
object .style.filter =
"DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Xray(sProperties)"
Internet Explorer 4.0 or later

Possible Values

sProperties String that specifies one or more properties exposed by the filter.

Members Table

The following table lists the members exposed by the Xray object.

Attributes/Properties
Attribute Property Description
enabled Enabled

Sets or retrieves a value that indicates whether the filter is enabled.

Remarks

You can create this effect more efficiently with the BasicImage filter.

The object that the filter is applied to must have layout before the filter effect will display. You can give the object layout by setting the height or width property, setting the position property to absolute, setting the writingMode property to tb-rl, or setting the contentEditable property to true.

You can assign multiple filters or transitions to an object by declaring each in the filter property of the object. The following div declaration assigns two filters and a Wheel transition to a div element.


<DIV STYLE="width:100%; filter:
    progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.MotionBlur(strength=13, direction=310)
    progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Blur(pixelradius=2)
    progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Wheel(duration=3);">
        Blurry text with smudge of gray.</div>     
When multiple filters are applied to an object, each filter is processed in source order, with the exception of procedural surfaces, which are computed first. To emphasize a filter's effect, place it last in source order or on the object's parent. Always place transitions last in source order.

Example

This example uses the Xray filter to render colored text in grayscale.


<STYLE>
   DIV.aFilter {filter:xray; width: 150px; color: #FF0000;}
</STYLE>

<DIV CLASS="aFilter">
This red text is displayed in grayscale.
</DIV>

Applies To

A, ABBR, ACRONYM, ADDRESS, B, BDO, BIG, BLOCKQUOTE, BODY, BUTTON, CAPTION, CENTER, CITE, CODE, CUSTOM, DD, DEL, DFN, DIR, DIV, DL, DT, EM, FIELDSET, FONT, FORM, FRAME, hn, I, IFRAME, IMG, INPUT type=button, INPUT type=checkbox, INPUT type=file, INPUT type=image, INPUT type=password, INPUT type=radio, INPUT type=reset, INPUT type=submit, INPUT type=text, INS, KBD, LABEL, LEGEND, LI, MARQUEE, MENU, NOBR, OL, OBJECT, P, PLAINTEXT, PRE, Q, RT, RUBY, runtimeStyle, S, SAMP, SMALL, SPAN, STRIKE, STRONG, style, SUB, SUP, TABLE, TD, TEXTAREA, TH, TT, U, UL, VAR, XMP

See Also

Downlevel Support and Internet Explorer 4.0 Filters

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