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BevelBitmapEffect Class

Note: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Creates a bevel which raises the surface of the image according to a specified curve.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Effects
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public sealed class BevelBitmapEffect : BitmapEffect
<BevelBitmapEffect .../>

The BevelBitmapEffect type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodBevelBitmapEffectNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Initializes a new instance of the BevelBitmapEffect class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyBevelWidthNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Gets or sets the width of the bevel.
Public propertyCanFreezeGets a value that indicates whether the object can be made unmodifiable. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public propertyDependencyObjectTypeGets the DependencyObjectType that wraps the CLR type of this instance.  (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this DispatcherObject is associated with. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
Public propertyEdgeProfileNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Gets or sets the curve of the bevel.
Public propertyHasAnimatedPropertiesGets a value that indicates whether one or more AnimationClock objects is associated with any of this object's dependency properties. (Inherited from Animatable.)
Public propertyIsFrozenGets a value that indicates whether the object is currently modifiable. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public propertyIsSealedGets a value that indicates whether this instance is currently sealed (read-only). (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyLightAngleNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Gets or sets the direction the "virtual light" is coming from that creates the shadows of the bevel.
Public propertyReliefNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Gets or sets the height of the relief of the bevel.
Public propertySmoothnessNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Gets or sets how smooth the shadows of the bevel are.
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  NameDescription
Public methodApplyAnimationClock(DependencyProperty, AnimationClock)Applies an AnimationClock to the specified DependencyProperty. If the property is already animated, the SnapshotAndReplace handoff behavior is used. (Inherited from Animatable.)
Public methodApplyAnimationClock(DependencyProperty, AnimationClock, HandoffBehavior)Applies an AnimationClock to the specified DependencyProperty. If the property is already animated, the specified HandoffBehavior is used. (Inherited from Animatable.)
Public methodBeginAnimation(DependencyProperty, AnimationTimeline)Applies an animation to the specified DependencyProperty. The animation is started when the next frame is rendered. If the specified property is already animated, the SnapshotAndReplace handoff behavior is used. (Inherited from Animatable.)
Public methodBeginAnimation(DependencyProperty, AnimationTimeline, HandoffBehavior)Applies an animation to the specified DependencyProperty. The animation is started when the next frame is rendered. If the specified property is already animated, the specified HandoffBehavior is used. (Inherited from Animatable.)
Public methodCheckAccessDetermines whether the calling thread has access to this DispatcherObject. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
Public methodClearValue(DependencyProperty)Clears the local value of a property. The property to be cleared is specified by a DependencyProperty identifier. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodClearValue(DependencyPropertyKey)Clears the local value of a read-only property. The property to be cleared is specified by a DependencyPropertyKey. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodCloneNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Creates a modifiable clone of this BevelBitmapEffect, making deep copies of this object's values. When copying dependency properties, this method copies resource references and data bindings (but they might no longer resolve) but not animations or their current values.
Public methodCloneCurrentValueNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Creates a modifiable clone of this BevelBitmapEffect object, making deep copies of this object's current values. Resource references, data bindings, and animations are not copied, but their current values are
Public methodCoerceValueCoerces the value of the specified dependency property. This is accomplished by invoking any CoerceValueCallback function specified in property metadata for the dependency property as it exists on the calling DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether a provided DependencyObject is equivalent to the current DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodFreeze()Makes the current object unmodifiable and sets its IsFrozen property to true. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodGetAnimationBaseValueReturns the non-animated value of the specified DependencyProperty. (Inherited from Animatable.)
Public methodGetAsFrozenCreates a frozen copy of the Freezable, using base (non-animated) property values. Because the copy is frozen, any frozen sub-objects are copied by reference. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodGetCurrentValueAsFrozenCreates a frozen copy of the Freezable using current property values. Because the copy is frozen, any frozen sub-objects are copied by reference. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodGetHashCodeGets a hash code for this DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetLocalValueEnumeratorCreates a specialized enumerator for determining which dependency properties have locally set values on this DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetOutput Obsolete. Returns the BitmapSource that results when the effect is applied to the specified BitmapEffectInput. (Inherited from BitmapEffect.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetValueReturns the current effective value of a dependency property on this instance of a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodInvalidatePropertyRe-evaluates the effective value for the specified dependency property (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if it exists. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetCurrentValueSets the value of a dependency property without changing its value source. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValue(DependencyProperty, Object)Sets the local value of a dependency property, specified by its dependency property identifier. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValue(DependencyPropertyKey, Object)Sets the local value of a read-only dependency property, specified by the DependencyPropertyKey identifier of the dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodShouldSerializePropertyReturns a value that indicates whether serialization processes should serialize the value for the provided dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodVerifyAccessEnforces that the calling thread has access to this DispatcherObject. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
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  NameDescription
Public eventChangedOccurs when the Freezable or an object it contains is modified. (Inherited from Freezable.)
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  NameDescription
Public fieldStatic memberBevelWidthPropertyNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Identifies the BevelWidth dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberEdgeProfilePropertyNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Identifies the EdgeProfile dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberLightAnglePropertyNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Identifies the LightAngle dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberReliefPropertyNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Identifies the Relief dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberSmoothnessPropertyNote: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Effect. Identifies the Smoothness dependency property.
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NoteNote

WPF bitmap effects are software rendered. Any object that applies an effect will also be rendered in software. Bitmap effects should not be applied to large visuals or animations as this can degrade performance.

The type of bevel (bevel curve) is determined by the EdgeProfile property.

BevelBitmapEffect is one of several effects that are shipped with the SDK. Other effects include:

The following illustration shows a BevelBitmapEffect applied to a visual object (in this case applied to a Button).

Screenshot: Compare normal and bevelled buttons

The following illustrations show the effect of several basic properties of BevelBitmapEffect.

The BevelWidth property specifies how wide the bevel is:

Screenshot: Compare BevelWidth values

The EdgeProfile property specifies the curve of the bevel:

Screenshot: Compare values of EdgeProfile

The Relief property specifies the relief of the bevel:

Screenshot: Compare relief properties

The Smoothness property specifies how smooth the shadows of the bevel are:

Screenshot: Compare Smoothness property values

The LightAngle property specifies from which direction the "virtual light" is coming from that creates the shadows of the bevel:

Screenshot: Compare light angles

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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