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shadowBlur property

Gets or sets the current level of blur that is applied to shadows.

This property is read/write.

HTML Canvas 2D Context, Section 7Internet Explorer 9

 

Syntax

JavaScript

object.shadowBlur = shadowblur

shadowblur = object.shadowBlur

 

Property values

Type: number

The amount of blur that is applied to shadows.

Standards information

Examples

The following code example creates a series of squares that have different degrees of shadow blur.


<html>
<head>
    <title>ShadowBlur example</title>
  <script type="text/javascript">
      function draw() {
          var canvas = document.getElementById("MyCanvas");
          if (canvas.getContext) {
              var ctx = canvas.getContext("2d");
              ctx.lineWidth = "3";
              ctx.strokeStyle = "blue";
              // Define the shadow parameters.
              ctx.shadowColor = "black";
              ctx.shadowOffsetX = "10";
              ctx.shadowOffsetY = "10";

              // Change the blur value.
              ctx.shadowBlur = "0";
              ctx.strokeRect(25, 25, 200, 200);
              ctx.shadowBlur = "5";
              ctx.strokeRect(100, 100, 200, 200);
              ctx.shadowBlur = "10";
              ctx.strokeRect(175, 175, 200, 200);
              ctx.shadowBlur = "15";
              ctx.strokeRect(250, 250, 200, 200);
              ctx.shadowBlur = "20";
              ctx.strokeRect(325, 325, 200, 200);
          }
      }
  </script>
</head>
<body onload="draw();">
  <canvas id="MyCanvas" width="600" height="600">This browser or document mode doesn't support canvas</canvas>
</body>
</html> 


See also

CanvasRenderingContext2D

 

 

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